Tag / libraries
Press releases • Mar 25, 2014 11:26 GMT
A young autistic man and published poet is using the power of the written word and libraries to help cope with his condition.
Press releases • Mar 17, 2014 11:12 GMT
Trains and railway journeys have a long history in literature – whether in Thomas the Tank Engine, The Railway Children or Murder on the Orient Express. Now Rochdale Borough Libraries are taking to the tracks in a bid to help improve the literacy and kick-start a love of reading in residents and commuters on World Book Night.
Press releases • Mar 10, 2014 10:24 GMT
Children at Balderstone Library were treated to a visit from a very special guest on World Book Day to help encourage them to love books and start a new chapter in their love of reading.
Press releases • Feb 14, 2014 14:28 GMT
Rochdale Borough Libraries is inviting parents, babies and toddlers to join in the fun at Balderstone Library with two exciting sessions each Monday to get little ones fit and active.
Press releases • Feb 12, 2014 13:44 GMT
Artists have been harnessing schoolchildren’s imagination and creativity to craft cheerful wall murals at Rochdale Central Library to form a lasting legacy to last year’s first Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival.
Press releases • Feb 06, 2014 14:51 GMT
Dates for Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival were announced today. The festival will run from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 October this year, with organisers promising a feast of events and another stellar line up covering drama, comedy, dance, music, theatre, films, visual arts and children’s shows. Preview events will also be held across the borough earlier in October.
Press releases • Feb 01, 2014 09:00 GMT
If you think being read a story is just for children then it’s time to rethink during National Storytelling Week from 1-8 February. Bookworms on the go of any age can now download hundreds of digital audiobooks at the click of a button via a new free service being offered by Rochdale Borough Libraries.
Press releases • Jan 31, 2014 11:44 GMT
Budding novella writers are being ink-couraged to sign up for a workshop with creative writing expert and published author Robert Graham organised by Rochdale Borough Libraries.
Press releases • Jan 27, 2014 15:58 GMT
Celebrate the 14th National Storytelling Week (1 – 8 February) with Rochdale Borough Libraries and Bookstart Bear to help start a new chapter in your child’s lifelong love of reading.
Press releases • Jan 17, 2014 11:41 GMT
Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival will return this year, with organisers promising another feast of events covering drama, dance, music, theatre, films, visual arts and children’s shows. The three day festival will be staged this October, with dates to be announced next month.