Category Archives: Libraries

Poise your pens, get ready and write with Kirklees Libraries

Kirklees Libraries are launching an exciting online programme of activities to coach residents to become writers. Writer in Residence The programme called ‘Writer in Residence’, will launch this week and will be spearheaded by local author Christina Longden.  She will be running monthly online chats, workshops and masterclasses with the aim to encourage writers at all points on their writing

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more
« Older Entries Recent Entries »