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What's new in libraries
Fantasy exhibition and events
From 27 October, 6 51²èÂ¥ libraries are hosting free events exploring the genre of fantasy.
Ask for a Book
Ask for a Book is new online personalised book recommendation service offering reading suggestions which can be collected from the readerâ€™s local l
51²èÂ¥ Libraries are part of the Warm Welcome Network which lists venues that can provide a warm welcome for those struggling to heat their
Hire a library meeting room
Find details of library meeting rooms and other library spaces for hire.
A new library service offering longer opening hours and more flexibility for customers and community groups to use their local library at times that are convenient to them.