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Book Your Baby’s Birth Registration…At The Library

Book Your Baby’s Birth Registration…At The Library

Press releases   •   Apr 10, 2014 17:02 BST

An exciting joint initiative between the Rochdale Borough Libraries and the Registrars’ Service means that parents are now able to register their babies in Heywood and Middleton.

Launch of a Library Card for Every Baby

Launch of a Library Card for Every Baby

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2014 16:01 BST

Budding baby book lovers can get their first step on the road to literacy and lifelong learning with a scheme launched by Rochdale Borough Libraries to encourage early library membership.

Eggcellent story time fun this Easter

Eggcellent story time fun this Easter

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2014 13:25 BST

Children took part in an Easter eggstravaganza story time session at Rochdale Central Library based on the theme of animals.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Easter Eggstravaganza

Press releases   •   Apr 03, 2014 12:16 BST

Children can have double the fun at two Easter eggstravaganza story time sessions which will take place at Rochdale Central Library on Tuesday, April 8, at 10.30am, and Thursday, April 17, at 2pm.

Rugby Players Say ‘Try Reading’

Rugby Players Say ‘Try Reading’

Press releases   •   Mar 28, 2014 10:35 GMT

Players from the Rochdale Hornets Rugby League Football Club are encouraging children to scrum on down and become members of Rochdale Borough Libraries.

“Libraries have been a ‘home from home’,” says autistic poet

“Libraries have been a ‘home from home’,” says autistic poet

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.

Borough Goes Bonkers for the Bard

Borough Goes Bonkers for the Bard

Press releases   •   Mar 25, 2014 10:56 GMT

Rochdale Borough Libraries went bonkers for the Bard during activities to celebrate Shakespeare Week, in honour of the 450th anniversary of the birth of Britain’s greatest playwright.

Free WI-FI Now Available At The Library

Free WI-FI Now Available At The Library

Press releases   •   Mar 21, 2014 11:21 GMT

IT’S now easier than ever to get online for free after Rochdale Borough Council announced it has installed Wi-Fi in libraries across the area.

Library Service on the Right Track for World Book Night

Library Service on the Right Track for World Book Night

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.

Still Time to Book for the Bard

Still Time to Book for the Bard

Press releases   •   Mar 10, 2014 16:17 GMT

There’s still time to get your tickets for the forthcoming production of Desperate Measures ahead of Rochdale Borough Council’s Shakespeare Week.

World Book Day Visit for Literature Loving Youngsters

World Book Day Visit for Literature Loving Youngsters

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.

Word Up for Children’s Librarian

Word Up for Children’s Librarian

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2014 10:45 GMT

A Rochdale borough librarian has been tasked with helping to find the next young J.K.Rowling or Jacqueline Wilson.

Books Are Just The Tonic To Help Heal The Mind

Books Are Just The Tonic To Help Heal The Mind

Press releases   •   Feb 25, 2014 16:18 GMT

Rochdale Borough Libraries is working together with GPs, health and social care professionals in an innovative scheme to help people with mental health problems.

Going Bonkers for the Bard

Going Bonkers for the Bard

Press releases   •   Feb 18, 2014 10:32 GMT

Rochdale Borough Libraries will be going bonkers for the Bard during activities to celebrate Shakespeare Retold Week.

Kids Can Get Moving and Grooving at Balderstone Library

Kids Can Get Moving and Grooving at Balderstone Library

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.

Family Fun Story Time Session

Family Fun Story Time Session

Press releases   •   Feb 13, 2014 10:55 GMT

A special half-term story time session will take place at Rochdale Central Library on Tuesday, February 18, based around the theme of families.

Children Get Animated About Library Mural

Children Get Animated About Library Mural

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.

Rhyme Time Fun for Book Mad Youngsters

Rhyme Time Fun for Book Mad Youngsters

Press releases   •   Feb 10, 2014 11:34 GMT

Children at Middleton Library were treated to a visit from a very special guest to help encourage them to love books and start a new chapter in their love of reading.

Save the dates! – Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival, 24-26 October

Save the dates! – Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival, 24-26 October

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.

Audiobooks Available At Your Fingertips

Audiobooks Available At Your Fingertips

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.