Animal Agents: Summer Reading Challenge 2017

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Rabbits made by children at the craft session at Rhyl Library today.  Next session – August 7th 2.00pm

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Llyfr a Llymed – Ruthin Library, 31/7/17, 7.30

DadeniDadeni – Ifan Morgan Jones

An exciting fantasy novel which moves from rural Wales to the turmoil of the Assembly in Cardiff and to the Tower of London, peppered with a generous dollop of Welsh history and culture.


Haf o hydHaf o hyd?

A collection of short stories by various authors.

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Welsh language book group.

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Family Craft Session – Rhyl Library, 24th July, 2.00pm


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Cylch Darllen Llyfrgell Rhuthun – 18th July, 2.00pm

DadeniDadani – Ifan Morgan Jones

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Become a Summer Reading Challenge Young Volunteer!

Make a difference this summerWhat you’ll get out of it
• Valuable work experience and a verified log of accrued volunteer hours
• The opportunity to develop confidence, social skills, employability and literacy skills and to make a positive contribution to your community – and a chance to make new friends

What will you be doing as a young volunteer?
• Signing children up to the challenge and helping them find and choose books
• Helping children and families to use the Summer Reading Challenge website and to download the Summer Reading Challenge app
• Helping with events and activities to help children share their reading choices and collecting feedback

What are we looking for in a young volunteer?
You will be aged between 14 and 24 years and must commit to a minimum of 3 hours per week across 4 weeks (12hrs in total over the summer).
You will need good communication skills and preferably a willingness to engage with children and families in both Welsh and English; an interest in supporting and working with children, and in books and reading; and a flexible, friendly approach to tasks undertaken, punctuality and reliability.

Contact for further information
Corwen Library
Denbigh Library
Llangollen Library
Prestatyn Library
Rhuddlan Library
Rhyl Library
Ruthin Library
St Asaph Library

Young Volunteers Application Form

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Ruthin Library Reading Group – 12th July, 7.30

Pidgeon TunnelThe Pigeon Tunnel – John Le Carré

‘The Pigeon Tunnel’, John le Carré’s memoir and his first work of non-fiction, is a thrilling journey into the worlds of his ‘secret sharers’ – the men and women, who inspired some of his most enthralling novels – and a testament to the author’s extraordinary engagement with the last half-century. The reader is swept along not just by the chilling winds of the Cold War or by the author’s frightening journeys into places of terrible violence but, most importantly, by the author’s inimitable voice. In this astonishing work we see our world, both public and private, through the eyes of one of this country’s greatest writers.

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Drop-in session – Police Community Support Officer, Ruthin Library

Ruthin LibraryCall in at Ruthin Library on Friday, June 30th between 1.30 and 2.30pm to meet your local Police Community Support Officer and to discuss any issues that are important to you.

Ruthin Library, Record Street, Ruthin, LL15 1DS

01824 705274

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