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Halton Libraries

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Meeting Rooms

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News and Events

May The Fourth Be With You

Lego Art: May the Fourth Be With You! Saturday 4th May, 10.30-12.30pm, Halton Lea and Widnes Libraries Free, drop-in.  Create some Star Wars inspired masterpieces!  Using Lego bricks as your stamp, colour in new designs for the Millennium Falcon and other Star Wars...

Stroke Awareness Week: Stroke Association Drop In

Tuesday 7th May, 10.30-12.30pm, Widnes Library Free, drop-in.  The Stroke Association will be at Widnes Library to test your blood pressure as part of Stroke Awareness Month.  This is an annual event to raise awareness of strokes and their impact on sufferers and...

Time Traveller: Author Talk with Liz Howard

Wednesday 8th May, 6-7.30pm, Halton Lea Library Join us to hear Runcorn author Liz Howard talk about her incredible experience of hypnotic regression, how it allowed her to travel through time and unearth memories of a previous lifetime that she lived in Tudor England...

BBC Get Creative Festival: Art Workshop with City Arts Hub

Saturday 11th May, 11-12.30pm, Halton Lea Library Free, drop-in.  Get crafty with us and join in with our interactive art workshop hosted by local arts organisation, City Arts Hub.  Discover your inner Picasso!  Suitable for children and families.

BBC Get Creative Festival: Cardboard Capers

Saturday 11th May, 11-12.30pm, Widnes Library Free, drop in Join Halton Libraries in building a rocket to the moon or try out something of your own design with our crazy, crafty and creative Cardboard Capers!  Suitable for children and families.

Mental Health Awareness Week – Midweek Meetup

Wednesday 15th May, 2-4pm Halton Lea and Widnes Libraries Our friendly and welcoming Midweek meetup groups are the perfect opportunity to sit back, relax and have a natter. Meet new friends whilst playing board games, colouring in or having a go at paper crafts.  The...

Music and Memories Vinyl Morning

Wednesday 22nd May 10.30-1pm, Halton Lea Library Free, drop in.  Bring along your LPs and join in with our morning where we will sit and relax, with a cup of tea, whilst reminiscing about Elvis Presley, Andy Williams, Roy Orbison and all the greats from times gone...

Book Bingo

Love to read? Take part in the North West Libraries Book Bingo competition for the chance to win cash prizes! - First prize of £200 and 3 runner up prizes of £100 each. Pick up your Bingo card in any Halton Library and read 5 books from the categories.

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