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North West Learn Fest

Our first annual North West Learn Fest is almost at an end with only a couple of events left to go .  We have enjoyed showing you the wonders of augmented reality and engaging children in learning to code and discovering how basic circuitry works.  The amazing thing...

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Oh No! It’s Nearly Over

  It's our final Summer Reading Challenge event for 2018 and we are finishing off with our fantastic Reading Riot. Join us on Wednesday 22nd August at Halton Lea and Thursday 23rd August at Widnes Library 10.30-12pm. There will be a party atmosphere with some great...

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Leap for Joy this Summer

We hope you are enjoying the summer as much as we are.  It's been great seeing so many of you at the events and there is more fun to be had.  On Monday 13th August we have a journey to adventure with Chester Zoo Leap for Lemur workshops from 11-12 at Halton Lea...

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Our summer fun continues

Have your children said those words yet..."I'm bored!"  Well pop along to Halton Libraries for some fantastic free events. Why not have a go at den building on Wednesday 8th August at Halton Lea and Thursday 9th August in Widnes Library.  Both events are 10.30-12pm...

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We’ve gone bonkers on the Beano

It's started!!!  Yes the annual Summer Reading Challenge is here and we have got some fantastic events coming up.  We are kicking off with our Bonkers Beano Bonanza on Wednesday 1st August 10.30-12.00 at Halton Lea Library and Thursday 2nd August 10.30-12.00 at Widnes...

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Summer Reading Challenge 2018 coming soon

We are super excited and counting down the days to our annual free Summer Reading Challenge. It all begins from Saturday 14th July when children can begin signing up to pledge to read 6 books during the summer holidays.  This year’s challenge is all about The Beano so...

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Widnes Library Fully Reopen

Widnes Library Fully Reopen

   Widnes library is now fully re-open and accessible from both St Paul’s Road and the front entrance on Victoria Road. All of our stock is now available on shelves – if you can’t find a certain area of stock you are looking for then please ask a member of staff.   ...

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Phase 2

Phase 2

   We are now into Phase 2 of the refurbishment project and everything is going well. Library staff worked hard to move all the book stock around into the new shelving area. The main library entrance at the front of the building is closed whilst work continues in this...

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Phase 1 nearing completion

Phase 1 nearing completion

  Phase 1 is now nearing completion! All of the shelving is now installed and walls are fully painted. Next will be a transition week, with the relocation of the PCs into their new locations beginning on Tuesday. Unfortunately this means that there will be disruption...

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Mid October update

Mid October update

Last week, worktops have been installed in the old café area, ready for the PCs to be relocated. This area is now being painted this week. The full area from the old teenage area down to the café bar has been repainted and looks so much fresher in a pale grey. The...

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