Posted: Fri 29th Jan 2016

Use it, love it, join it!

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Friday, Jan 29th, 2016

Celebrate everything that’s great about libraries on Saturday 6th February – National Libraries Day! ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

This year’s event is bigger than ever, with a variety of activities planned at libraries across Pembrokeshire. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Three libraries will be welcoming local authors for a morning of stories and discussion. Children’s writer Wendy Kehoe will be visiting Newport Library; Dan Anthony will be reading from his new book ‘Steve and the Singing Pirates’ at Narberth Library, and Saundersfoot Library will be hosting the writer Thorne Moore. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Fishguard Library will be holding a craft session and a special ‘Love my Library’ photo booth, while there will be an opportunity to join staff at Haverfordwest Library for a coffee and hot chocolate morning. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Milford Haven and Tenby libraries are both holding a coffee morning and book sale, and Neyland and Newport libraries will have special reading tombolas. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

And Pembroke Dock Library will have a special ‘Sci-Fi and Fantasy’ theme not only on National Libraries Day, but throughout the whole of February! ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

This year, Scolton Manor is also joining in the fun with a ‘Lovely Little Book Sale’, a sale of second-hand books, between 11am and 4pm. There will also be a sale at the Scolton Manor gift shop, with 10% off everything ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

National Libraries Day is a day to show why libraries are so valued by so many communities and to highlight the important role they play in people’s lives. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

People are invited to visit, talk about and tweet about their local library and its importance to them and their local area. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

For more information about what’s happening on National Libraries Day, visit the Pembrokeshire Libraries website at www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/libraries ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Alternatively, please view facebook.com/PembrokeshireLibraryService or facebook.com/scoltonmanor ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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Pembrokeshire libraries are holding a variety of events to celebrate National Libraries Day on Saturday, February 6th. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

PIC: Welsh Libraries/Libraries Inspire ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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