Category Archives: Events

Celebrating libraries, archives and museums in Wales

October and November are busy times in Wales for celebrating libraries, archives and museums as each sector has a festival to help everyone get to know their museum, archive and library and what’s on offer. (I’m very grateful to Emma … Continue reading

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National Libraries Day 2016 – use it, love it, join it

I know what I will be doing on Saturday 6th February 2016 … I will be visiting my local library! I will probably also take to the Twitter airwaves to remind people to visit their library in person or to … Continue reading

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November is a month of months!

It turns out that not only is it NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), it is also National Non Fiction November! And, by some strange coincidence, I am (sort of) approaching the latter through the former. I shall explain. Despite its … Continue reading

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Rugby stories tackled by children

Jane Purdie from the all-Wales Audience Development Team, writes a guest post about the recent successful Rugby Stories competition held with libraries, museums and archives in Wales. First Minister for Wales, Carwyn Jones AM announced the winners of the national … Continue reading

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‘Leap in and have a go’ at marketing

TV presenter Sara Edwards encouraged library staff to “leap in and have a go” at marketing especially working with the media, during the Marketing Excellence Awards in Wales last month. These awards have been held for several years now, to … Continue reading

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Reasons to love your library for National Libraries Day

Those of you who know me and my slightly hippier side will know that I believe in things like compassion, love and kindness, to yourself and all living beings. Therefore the campaign to write a love letter to your library … Continue reading

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Why I #LoveLibraries and #CaruLlyfrgelloedd

In Wales the #LoveLibraries (or in Welsh #CaruLlyfrgelloedd) campaign has just started (mid Oct 2014). This, mostly social media, campaign is seeking to promote fantastic library services, activities and staff, and also to increase membership by getting existing members to encourage … Continue reading

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