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Halton Libraries

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We offer a wide variety of wellbeing services


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Meeting Rooms

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News and Events

Fun Palaces

Saturday 6th October 10.30-2pm at Widnes Library and Halton Lea Library Halton Libraries will join 300+ Fun Palaces across the UK and globally and is set to erupt with free and fun activities, celebrating culture in our community .  Join us for our third annual Fun...

Bump Booster Baby Shower

Thursday 4th October 3.30-6.30pm at Widnes Library. Free, drop in session.  Pop along to our stalls offering advice and...

North West Learn Fest

10th - 22nd September 2018 Libraries throughout the North West are celebrating learning and Halton Libraries invite you to attend our amazing activities where you can learn something new and have fun. Take a look at our North West Learn Fest brochure for more...

Great North West Read

Throughout November  We will be joining with libraries across the North-West in celebrating The Craftsman by Lancashire born writer Sharon Bolton throughout this month.  Borrow the book from our libraries, join in with online discussions and enter the Facebook...

World War 1 Exhibition

Monday 5th - Friday 16th November at Halton Lea Library and Widnes Library To mark the centenary of the end of World War 1, we will be displaying articles from our newspaper archives along with photographs from our Picture Halton website, chronicling Halton's...

Death at the Dig: Murder Mystery with author Kate Ellis

Wednesday 14th November 6-7.30pm at Halton Lea Library Tickets £3 including refreshments, book online or in person at any Halton Library Crime writer Kate Ellis presents DEATH AT THE DIG, a 1920s murder mystery in which the audience must play detective to discover who...

Horrible Reading Riot

Wednesday 24th October 10.30-12 at Halton Lea Library Thursday 25th October 10.30-12 at Widnes Library There will be gruesome games, creepy crafts and atrocious activities at our Horrible Reading Riot which will delve into the murky world of all things horrible.  Join...

Family Learning Festival: Make and Create Circuit Bugs

Monday 22nd October 10.30-12pm at Halton Lea Library Wednesday 24th October 10.30-12pm at Widnes Library Celebrate the Family Learning Festival with Halton Libraries.  Make your own circuit bug using LEDs and copper tape, a fun way to introduce electricity and...

North West Learn Fest: Tech Meet Up

Saturday 15th September 10.30-12.30pm at Halton Lea and Widnes Library Saturday 22nd September 10.30-12.30 at Runcorn Library and Ditton Library Part of the first annual North-West Learn Fest that is taking part in all libraries across the North West, come along to...

Library Learners

   Library Learners is a fun and friendly course about the library, for adults with learning disabilities. Starting 5th September running 4 weeks every Wednesday morning at Widnes Library  The course is made up of 4 weekly sessions and uses quizzes, games and other...

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