13th Summer Reading Challenge launched

Libraries across South Gloucestershire are gearing up for this year’s circus-themed summer holiday reading challenge. Children are being encouraged to read at least six books of their own choice over the school holidays and a website www.circus-stars.org.uk featuring a number of circus-themed adventures will help keep young people inspired during the challenge. Everyone who completes the challenge will receive a

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Free audiobook download service launched

Anyone with an MP3 player can now download hundreds of audiobooks for free from a new service available through public libraries in South Gloucestershire and across the region by visiting the Libraries West website. Choose from over 600 titles, which can be downloaded for three weeks to a PC, mobile phone or MP3 player. All titles are unabridged and available

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Thornbury Library re-opens after face-lift

The ‘new-look’ Thornbury library opens its doors again today (Monday 18th October) following a £10,000 face-lift. Continuing its programme of building improvements, South Gloucestershire Council committed funds to the project which includes internal decoration, new shelving and seating, improved layout of the library including the provision of an IT learning suite and improved signage for the library. Cllr Heather Goddard,

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Thornbury library to get a face-lift

Residents in Thornbury are set to benefit from a revamped library thanks to investment by South Gloucestershire Council (SGC). Continuing its programme of building improvements, the council is committing an initial £10,000 to the project which will include internal decoration, new shelving and seating, improved layout of the library including the provision of an IT Learning suite and improved signage

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