Space Chase, Summer reading Challenge 2019.

Volunteers needed to support summer reading challenge in local libraries

South Gloucestershire Libraries are looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to join the team running Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019. Volunteers will spend their time supporting children to do the Summer Reading Challenge, talking with them about the books they’re reading and helping at a range of fun activities in the library. This is a great opportunity to develop

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Animal Agents - Summer Reading Challenge 2017.

Summer Reading Challenge for 2017

This summer there’s something strange happening at your local library – and that’s where the Animal Agents come in! The Animal Agents love solving mysteries and they need YOU to help them crack their biggest case yet. Who has painted graffiti on the library wall? Why are things suddenly going missing? Join the Animal Agents for the Summer Reading Challenge

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Bradley Stoke Library (temporary entrance during redevelopment work in 2016).

Council backtracks on proposed library cuts

South Gloucestershire Council has backtracked on controversial plans to close or severely restrict opening hours at many of its libraries after thousands of people voiced opposition to a range of cost-cutting options outlined in a recent public consultation. Instead, councillors have voted to investigate the use of a new technology, known as ‘Open Plus’, which it is claimed allows users

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Library re-opens after extension work

Conservative campaigners have welcomed today’s re-opening of Bradley Stoke Library after a five-week closure period, during which the library has been extended by around 60 square metres. The extension maintains the large open plan design and enables the whole of the rear of the library to be used for children’s services and create a more dedicated space for this age

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