November 9, 2022

Community Renewal Grant Funds Digital Community Hub in Knighton

  Knighton Library is situated within the Knighton and District Community Centre (The Comm) following a partnership agreement dating back to December 2017. The Library Service provides IT facilities and support, iPads for loan, eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines in addition to books.  The public can access Council services, and Library staff support the public with […]

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October 13, 2022

New Reading Well for Teens Collection Launched on World Mental Health Day 2022

  A new Reading Well for teens collection launched in public libraries in England and Wales on World Mental Health Day 2022 (10th October). The scheme supports the mental health and wellbeing of teenagers aged 13 to 19 years old, providing information, advice and support to help them better understand their feelings, handle difficult experiences […]

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October 5, 2022

Keeping Our Communities Connected

 People are aware now more than ever how important it is for everyone to feel connected to others and to experience a sense of belonging to their community. Studies have shown that a prolonged loss of social contact can have a significant impact on our health and wellbeing. Loneliness and social isolation are associated with […]

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October 3, 2022

Libraries Week 2022 Inspiring Learning for All

  This year, Libraries Week (3-9 October) will be celebrating the nation’s much-loved libraries and the central role that libraries play in supporting life-long learning. It’s a chance to showcase how libraries across all sectors are inspiring learning for all and helping individuals to unlock and fulfil their potential at every stage of life. Throughout […]

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August 12, 2022

Welsh Libraries take a lead during the Summer of Fun

  Libraries continue to surprise families who walk through their doors, and this Summer is no exception.  Think dancing, opera, moon watching, space travel, coding, sign language and train journeys. And ice cream and chocolate inventions, wildlife, beach combing, map making…all between the bookshelves. The Summer of Fun – free, fabulous activities and events funded […]

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August 4, 2022

StoryTrails is coming to Swansea and Newport!

  StoryTrails is a one-of-a-kind immersive storytelling experience taking place in libraries across the UK this Summer. The project is one of ten projects commissioned as part of UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK. StoryTrails brings untold stories to life using augmented and virtual reality as well as through never seen before film archive. Swansea Central […]

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July 9, 2022

Join the Gadgeteers for a Summer Reading Challenge

  This weekend will see the launch of the Summer Reading Challenge in Wales, a much loved initiative to keep children reading over the summer holidays. Children aged 4 to 11 can visit their local library to meet the Gadgeteers and to get involved in a science and innovation themed Summer Reading Challenge. Through taking […]

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July 6, 2022

New Design for Library at Bridgend Life Centre is Big Hit with Younger Borrowers

Like the town itself, Bridgend Library has undergone many changes since it first opened in 1901 on the ground floor of the then Town Hall. In 1908 the Carnegie Public Library opened in Wyndham Street and from 1925 to 1968 it also served as the headquarters of Glamorgan County Library. In subsequent years, the building […]

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June 9, 2022

Flint Library and Wellbeing Hub Offers a Listening Ear

  Flint Library underwent a major refurbishment in the autumn of 2019 and reopened in early 2020. The project was funded through the Welsh Government Transformation Capital Grant Programme with match funding from Aura Leisure and Libraries and partners Flintshire County Council. The library was completely redesigned throughout to allow for a modern open flexible space […]

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