Libraries

Thursday 4 August 2022

Libraries' Summer of Fun

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As part of the Torfaen Summer of Fun, Torfaen Libraries will be hosting a wide variety of free activities throughout August, including science workshops, slime making, sessions on creating Lego robots and story and crafts. Some sessions are already fully booked so be quick and book your space today...
Wednesday 6 July 2022

Become a 'Gadgeteer' with the Torfaen Libraries Summer Reading Challenge

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The annual Summer Reading Challenge is back, and this year it's more inventive than ever!...
Wednesday 18 May 2022

Return to three week loan period at Torfaen libraries

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From Monday 23 May Torfaen Libraries will be returning to a three-week loan period for all book loans...
Tuesday 11 January 2022

New library opening times

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A temporary reduction in library opening hours comes into effect next week...
Tuesday 30 November 2021

Library opening times to change

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A decision has been made to temporarily reduce library opening times on Saturdays to help manage staff shortages whilst the service looks at ways to accelerate the delivery of the libraries strategy...
Tuesday 16 November 2021

Summer Reading Challenge winner

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Five-year-old Archie Fielding will be able to buy lots of new books after completing a national reading challenge...
Monday 4 October 2021

Rhyme Time anniversary a success

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An online Rhyme Time session organised by Cwmbran library has been viewed more than 450 times...
Thursday 16 September 2021

Celebrate 10 years of Rhyme Time with Torfaen Libraries

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Staff at Torfaen Libraries will be marking 10 years of Rhyme Time sessions next week...
Friday 10 September 2021

Summertime Reading Challenge is almost up!

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There's still time to finish the Summer Reading Challenge if you are only a few books behind...
Thursday 1 July 2021

Torfaen Libraries Summer Reading Challenge goes Wild

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The annual Summer Reading Challenge is back, and this year it's going Wild...
Wednesday 28 April 2021

Reminder: Libraries reopening Tuesday 4 May

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Libraries in Torfaen are reopening from Tuesday 4 May for limited browsing, borrowing and returning books.
Friday 16 April 2021

Phase 2 of libraries reopening

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Torfaen Libraries are pleased to announce that all libraries will reopen from Tuesday 4 May for limited browsing, borrowing and returning books...
Friday 9 April 2021

More Than 1000 Popular Magazines Now Available for Download through Torfaen Libraries and the Libby reading app

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Torfaen Libraries are pleased to announce that more than 1,000 popular magazines are now available to download and read on any device 24/7
Tuesday 30 March 2021

Phased reopening of Torfaen Libraries from Tuesday 6 April

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From Tuesday 6 April, Torfaen Libraries be extending their Request and Collect service to all three libraries in the borough. Library members will also be able to book 30 minute computer (PC) sessions at each library...
Thursday 4 February 2021

The Big Welsh Rhyme Time 8 -14 February

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The Big Welsh Rhyme Time is a national celebration of sharing rhymes and songs in the early years. It is organised by BookTrust Cymru as part of our Welsh Government funded programmes...
Friday 18 December 2020

Changes to Torfaen library services

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The final day to visit a Torfaen library to borrow books and use other library services will be Saturday 19th December...
Friday 27 November 2020

'Request and Collect' library book service still available

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No time to visit your local library to choose your own books at the moment? Torfaen Libraries 'Request and Collect' service is still operating across all three libraries...
Wednesday 18 November 2020

Torfaen libraries reopen for browsing next week

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Torfaen Libraries are pleased to announce that From Monday 23rd November all libraries will reopen for limited browsing, borrowing and book returns....
Friday 14 August 2020

Computers and printers available to book in Torfaen Libraries from Monday

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From Monday 17th August, Torfaen Libraries will be offering access to computers and printing by appointment in all three libraries.
Tuesday 4 August 2020

Torfaen Libraries 'Request and Collect' service extending to Pontypool and Blaenavon

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Torfaen Libraries is extending its 'Request & Collect' service. From Monday 17th August, the successful service which has been operating from Cwmbran Library will be extended to Pontypool and Blaenavon Libraries to make it even easier for residents to request and borrow books...
Friday 17 July 2020

Summer Reading Challenge 2020 launches today

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The annual Challenge aims to get children between the ages of 4 and 11 to read six books over the summer holidays...
Wednesday 8 July 2020

Popular 'Request and Collect' library book service issues over 3.5K books since launch

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The Torfaen Libraries 'Request & Collect' service has proved popular since its launch at the beginning of June with almost 4,000 books now on loan...
Tuesday 2 June 2020

'Request and Collect' library book service launching in Torfaen on Thursday

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Torfaen residents who enjoy reading can 'Request and Collect' books from Cwmbran library from Thursday (4th June).
Tuesday 3 March 2020

Pontypool Library – Notice of work to be carried out week commencing 9 March

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We are having important repair work undertaken in the IT suite in Pontypool Library week commencing 09/03/20...
Wednesday 12 February 2020

George Street Primary School pupils unveil their written masterpieces

George Street Primary School pupils unveil their written masterpieces
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On Tuesday (11 February), Year 3 pupils from George Street Primary School unveiled their written masterpieces at Pontypool Library.
Friday 7 February 2020

A magical night at Cwmbran library

A magical night at Cwmbran library
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A fun filled fully booked Harry Potter evening took place last night (Thursday 6th February) at Cwmbran library.
Monday 28 October 2019

New Inn Primary School pupil scoops the Summer Reading Challenge prize

New Inn Primary School pupil scoops the Summer Reading Challenge prize
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Logan Weaver, 6, Pontypool, who attends New Inn Primary School has been awarded a £100 Smyths Toy Store gift card from Torfaen libraries.
Friday 29 March 2019

DVDs and CDs to go on sale

DVDs and CDs to go on sale
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Last year, the Torfaen Library service took the decision to discontinue the DVD and CD loan service due to a reduction in demand and to help achieve savings targets.
Wednesday 27 March 2019

New self-service kiosks coming to Torfaen Libraries

New self-service kiosks coming to Torfaen Libraries
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New self-service kiosks will be installed and ready to use at all Torfaen Libraries from Thursday 28 March 2019.
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