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Light Up Your Nights Winter Programme

20/11/20 17:21


Light Up your Nights with our Winter Programme

#keepwell #LightUpYourNight #StartANewStory


With the winter nights closing in, and less time for getting out and about in daylight, there's nothing like sitting in front of a warm cosy fire with the family! Why not spend that time wisely, and join in our Light up your Nights Winter Programme!

Reading Challenge

We invite all adults and children to read or listen to four books this winter   -it can be physical books, eBooks or audiobooks – factual or fiction, and we have a great selection of prizes, from tablets to book vouchers! Reading your way through the winter is a great way to keep well this winter, and we highly recommend it!

  • Get a card: Download a card from the link below or phone or email your local library or library headquarters, and we will post one to you.
  • Read or listen to 4 books / eBooks / eAudiobooks
  • Log the book title on your reading card
  • Return by 5th February

Winter Reading Card



We will host a series of online workshops in our Winter Programme, that have been kindly funded by Dormant Accounts Fund.

Mindfulness with Dee Hennessy: covering topics such as Finding Peace in Stressful Moments and The Road to Resilience, on facebook and our website, starting Friday 27th November.

Managing Stress and Anxiety with children: Mindfulness for children with Music therapist, Karen McMahon, on facebook and our website Tuesdays and Sundays in December.

Local designer, Zoe Wong has designed a 4 week series of engaging Christmas Craft workshops for both adults and children. These will be starting online this weekend!

Christmas Storytime, songs and crafts  with Polly and Denis  will run for Children online on Fridays throughout December

Our own staff, Olive and Johanna will also continue with their Christmas crafts each Saturday at 10.30am, and a host of staff from all of our libraries will treat you to somesome lovely winter tales on Wednesdays  and Saturdays at 11.30am on Facebook!


Christmas Craft Packs

Our staff members, Johanna and Olive have been very busy creating Christmas Craft packs for everyone over the recent weeks. If you fancy making a Christmas Card or Christmas Decoration for your Tree, just contact your local library, and they will post you out a craft kit in December! Instructions are included in each pack, and videos will be available shortly to help you along! We have limited numbers of packs, so make sure to get your name in from 1st December!

Dial A Story

Local authors from Loughboy Library Creative Writers Group have been busy working on some short stories for adults. 10 Stories will be recorded and uploaded to a dedicated phone line, as part of the national “Keep Well” Community Resilience Campaign. From December, members of the public will be able to phone this number, and enjoy a nice short tale. Further details to follow shortly!