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Halton Libraries

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News and Events

Mako Creators Club

New, free, creative course from Mako offering the opportunity to try out drone coding, computer game design and much more.  Suitable for  8-16 year olds, places can be booked online at Eventbrite The course runs at Ditton Library 10:30-12:00 on: Sat 2 Feb 2019 Sat 9...


Tuesday 12th February 10.30-12.30pm, Widnes Library FREE, book online via the library website or at your local library* Halton Libraries is proud to welcome a special visitor, a reading dog.  Research shows that young people can become nervous when reading in a...

Harry Potter Night Chatterbooks

Thursday 7th February, 4-6pm, Halton Lea Library Free, drop in Come along to our Chatterbooks group to celebrate Harry Potter Night.  The theme this year is Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and we will have lots of Harry Potter themed activities for everyone...

Hints and Tips to Support Your Child’s Mental Health

Thursday 7th February at Widnes Library, 10.00-11.30am To coincide with the Time to Talk Campaign Halton Health Improvement Team will be providing a FREE workshop to parents and carers who live in Halton The workshop will help you to understand what impacts children...

Safer Internet Day

Tuesday 5th February 2019, 10.30-11.30am, Halton Lea Library Join us in celebrating Safer Internet Day. To support this year's campaign all Halton Libraries will be showing a special online safety video for children and young people and showcasing a range of Internet...

Mental Health Awareness Session

Monday 4th February, 10:30- 1pm, Halton Library Library This  is a FREE basic Mental Health Awareness Session covering: What Mental Health Is Information on some of the most common diagnosed conditions in the Borough Tips on having conversations about mental health....

CSI Evening with Ashley Dyer

Friday 8th February 7-8.30pm, Widnes Library Tickets* £3 / £2 library members, book online via the library website or at your local library This event is a must for all crime fans, an absolutely fascinating evening looking at how the real forensic experts deal with a...

Talking Science with Daresbury STFC

Talking Science with Daresbury STFC – On You, Inside You: The Amazing and Horrible World of Parasites.A talk by Professor Cruikshank, University of Manchester Wednesday 30th January 7pm, Halton Stadium Halton Libraries are proud to host, in partnership with Daresbury...

Local History Talk – A History of Boxing in Widnes and Runcorn

Two Fisted Gentlemen: A history of boxing in Widnes and Runcorn - John Sinnott Tuesday 22nd January - 6pm, Widnes Library Free, booking necessary via library website or at your local library Join us for an evening with local historian John Sinnott to talk about the...

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