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Monsters and murder in the library (guest post)

World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading and books which takes place on Shakespeare’s birthday (23 April). Libraries across Wales hosted book-giving events and Prestatyn Library+ in Denbighshire was chosen by UK organisers The Reading Agency as the venue … Continue reading

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Eeek! Creepy stories!

The Reading Agency has announced the theme for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge: Creepy House. You can read about the impact of the 2012 challenge (Story Lab) on their website, or more about the Creepy House on here. In Wales, all … Continue reading

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Six Book Challenge materials now available in Welsh

Thanks to support from the Welsh Books Council, The Reading Agency (TRA), and the Welsh Government (CyMAL division), the TRA’s Six Book Challenge materials are now available bilingually, in English and Welsh. The Six Book Challenge is already being used by … Continue reading

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Why reading is vital for blind and partially sighted people

New research just published shows how important reading is for blind and partially sighted people. The report, published by the Reading Agency (TRA) and Loughborough University (LISU) was commissioned by the RNIB  and shows that reading for pleasure has a … Continue reading

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