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National Libraries Day 2014

 

Published Tuesday 04 February 2014

 

Vale of Glamorgan Council libraries will join other libraries and library staff across the country to promote learning, literacy and the joy of reading on Saturday 8 February 2014.

 

National Libraries Day is now in its third year, with events and activities arranged in public, school, college, university, and workplace libraries to celebrate.

 

On National Libraries Day, the Vale Libraries Facebook page will be running a selection of photos from the “I love my library walls”.

 

Barry Library (01446 422411)

  • 9.45am - 10.15am: Tot’s Treasure Story time
  • 10.15am - 1.15pm: Face Painting (I love my library or Welsh themes) and Balloon Modelling
  • Visits from local authors Michelle Briscombe and Michaela Weaver
  • The “Voices from them Library” display will promote the different services available from the library
  • The public can join in our “I love my library” photo wall
  • Staff will promote the 6 book challenge to teenagers in the Youth Area

 

Cowbridge Library (01446 773941)

  • 9.00am - 12.00pm: Drop in Craft session  to make book marks (all ages)
  • Craft Session: The world of Ogs (rag dolls) Free but must book a place, please call 01446 773941
  • Staff will promote Chatterbooks, 6 book challenge and the library’s reading group
  • Drop in e-books and Zinio e- magazine sessions
  • The public can join in our “I love my library” photo wall

 

Dinas Powys (029 2051 2556)

  • The public can join in our “I love my library” wall

 

Llantwit Major (01446 792700)

  • 10.30 - 11.30am: Craft and Story session
  • The public can join in our “I love my library” wall

 

Penarth Library (029 2070 8438)

  • There will be a day of activities including Rhyme Time, one to one computer sessions, digital heritage day, E-book demonstration, 6 book challenge, Blast creative, toddler time and loads more
  • There will be a number of competitions with vouchers for local businesses as the prizes
  • The public can join in our “I love my library” wall


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