Category Archives: Libraries

Kirklees Libraries announce plans to welcome back local communities

Kirklees Libraries will begin a phased recovery of services as coronavirus lockdown restrictions are lifted across the country. Health and safety has been at the heart of preparations as staff work hard to make sure visitors, staff and volunteers remain safe as further library services are re-introduced.  Controlling the spread of the virus is critical and visitors will be reminded

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Poetry, fancy dress and illustrations – literary adventures with Kirklees Libraries

Kirklees Libraries will be launching an exciting online reading development programme for children in Kirklees next week. What’s it all about? Library Adventures Live! will be the start of a fantastic programme aimed at encouraging more children to read for pleasure which will help with their long term literacy skills.  There will be authors reading from their work; illustrators running

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Virtual rhyme times, reading groups and Lego – commendation for Kirklees librarian efforts in lockdown

A Kirklees librarian has been commended for her role in maintaining and promoting e-resources during lockdown by national charity Libraries Connected. A Customer Service Officer at Dewsbury Library since October 2013, Katherine Hornby has been commended for her contribution to the #LibrariesFromHome project managed by national charity Libraries Connected. Katherine worked with Libraries Connected and fellow volunteers to maintain lists

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