New books have been added to the Lechladelibrary.co.uk website under “Books – see what’s new on our shelves”. Take a look and if you fancy writing a review please send it to Tim at email@example.com
Nearly 40 children took part in this years challenge- slightly down on last year. The turn out for Story Time with Dogs was disappointing but 15 children attended the Chocolate Factory event. Many thanks to the volunteers who helped.
A wide range of services are on offer to visually impaired children and adults. If you are not already exempt from charges, we can ask Fairford library to change this status on your borrowers record. Many are free and these include:
- Large Print books – all libraries stock a wide range of titles to suit every taste and interest. Titles are listed on the library catalogue. https://capitadiscovery.co.uk/gloslibrariesOpens new window
- Audio books on CD – all libraries stock audio books which can be hired on free loan.
December 2016 – We will be closed for Christmas and New Year from 5 pm on Friday 23rd December reopening at 10 am on Tuesday 3rd January. Why not stock up on DVDs for Christmas – DVDs borrowed on 23rd December can be returned on 3rd January for just one overnight fee!
Summer Reading Challenge – this year’s challenge, based on record breakers, saw us break our own record for the number of children who joined the challenge! Many thanks to Marian Winckles for the fabulous games, quizzes and workshops. The Corinium Museum visit was a great success. Certificates and medals are available for every child who completed their three visits to the library in the holidays so come in and collect yours if you don’t already have it.
AGM – the library AGM was held on 16th September. In addition to brief reports on the library and its finances a short talk by Sandra Dennis was given on her first novel Shades of Time which was published this Autumn.
New books: New books are added to stock each week. You can also reserve books from the County’s online catalogue of books www.Gloucestershire.gov.uk/libraries and have them delivered free to Lechlade library.
Visitor Information: We offer a Lechlade tourism leaflet, self-guided walks, information on local history and brochures for the many local attractions. Why not call in to get some new ideas of places to visit?
Family history: Help is available with research into Family History. Contact us to book an appointment
Free computer instruction: Whether you are new to computers or wanting to improve your skills we can help – you can use the computers in the library or bring your own e.g. Smartphone or iPad. Contact us to book an appointment.
We offer a Lechlade tourism leaflet, self-guided walks, information on local history and brochures for the many local attractions. Looking for somewhere to take the kids this summer – why not come in and see what’s on offer? Friends down for the weekend – why not pop in and get some new ideas on places to visit?
Story Time: every week at 11.00. Stories and poetry for children of all ages and their grown ups
Job Club: every week from 10.00 – 12.00. Support for those seeking employment including job search, CV writing and interview skills
Story Time: every week at 11.00. Songs, rhymes and stories for pre-school children and their grown ups
Stories on demand: every week from 10.00 – 13.00 volunteers will read stories to children of all ages – just drop in with your children and stay as long as you like