October 9, 2019

Join in the Great Welsh Libraries Read Together!

To coincide with this year’s Libraries Week theme of ‘Celebrating Libraries in a Digital World’, we have launched a special shared reading campaign: ‘The Great Welsh Libraries Read Together / Cyd-ddarllen Cymru! Trwy eich Llyfrgell Chi!’ We have arranged with our eBook & eAudioBook service Borrowbox to have 5 campaign titles made available. Campaign titles […]

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August 9, 2019

Books Can Be the Best Medicine : Reading Well Prescriptions in Wales

The Welsh Government are supporting The Reading Agency to deliver Reading Well in all 22 library authorities in Wales. Reading Well supports individuals in understanding and managing their health and wellbeing using helpful reading. The books are all endorsed by health experts, as well as people living with the conditions covered and their relatives and […]

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July 16, 2019

Children in Wales Make Space for Reading as Summer Reading Challenge Prepares for Lift-Off

Get ready to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Summer Reading Challenge with Space Chase, a very special reading mission. The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Lord Elis-Thomas, launched the challenge in Newtown Library on Friday, 12 July 2019, and was joined by popular author and illustrator Max Low. This year’s Summer Reading […]

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May 22, 2019

£1 million for museums, archives and libraries in Wales

In addressing the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) Wales Annual Conference today, the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Lord-Elis-Thomas, announced that museums, archives and libraries in Wales will benefit from nearly £1 million Welsh Government capital funding to develop and enhance their facilities and services. The Transformation Capital Grant Programme […]

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