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News and Events

World Book Day – Rhymetime

Thursday 1st March 11-11.45am at Halton Lea Library Where's Wally! Harry Potter! Peppa Pig! Or how about Willy Wonka?  Come along to our Rhymetime at Halton Lea Library dressed as your favourite book character for stories, singing and colouring. As part of World Book...

BBC Civilisations Festival – A Talk by The Catalyst Museum

Wednesday 7th March 6.00-7.30pm at Widnes Library Celebrate the BBC Civilisations Festival with Halton Libraries.  The Catalyst Museum will be hosting a lecture on Halton's Industrial heritage, using material from their extensive archives.  Industry is an important...

International Women’s Day: Women’s Suffrage in Halton

Thursday 8th March Widnes Library and Halton Lea Library 2018 sees the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, which enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time.  To commemorate this, Halton Libraries will...

British Science Week: Rubbish Science

Monday 12th March 3.30-5.00pm at Widnes Library Thursday 15th March 3.30-5.00pm at Halton Lea Library We are holding Rubbish Science events but science isn't rubbish!  Our events will show you what fun and creative things can be done with rubbish and recycling using...

BBC Get Creative: Paint Your Own Canvas

Saturday 17th March 10.30-12.30pm  Widnes Library free drop in. Come and have a go at painting a mini-oil canvas at Widnes Library.  Show off your artistic skills and create a colourful masterpiece to take home.  Please note canvases will be given out on a first come...

BBC Get Creative: Adult colouring and paper crafts

Wednesday 21st March 2-4pm Halton Lea and Widnes Libraries - free, drop in. Our regular Wellbeing Wednesday groups will be getting creative for our special BBC Get Creative session.  Have a go at intricate colouring, origami and paper based crafts all within a...

BBC Get Creative: Embroidery

Saturday 24th March 10.30-12.30pm at Halton Lea Library - free, drop in.  Halton Lea Library's embroidery group will be demonstrating the basics of needlework and children can design their own cross-stitch pattern.

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