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Dip Into Reading Campaign

Awen Cultural Trust has partnered with national charity The Reading Agency to promote the link between regular reading and improved health outcomes this winter. Supported by Welsh Government, libraries across

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Family History Sessions

We will be having Family History sessions taking place throughout January, February and April at our Awen Libraries. There will be drop-in sessions, and workshops taking place. The sessions will

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Ukulele Beginner’s Course

Let’s make music in the library! Come along to Maesteg Library and learn the ukulele! From February 4th at 10am for six weeks there will be FREE lessons on offer

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Pencoed Library Redevelopment

Pencoed Library will be closed to the public from Monday 19th December to commence its redevelopment work. The library is expected to reopen in early March for its 50th anniversary

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Short Crime Stories Competition

As part of our ‘Crime’ Festival we are running a ‘Short Crime Story’ competition. The competition is open to all ages, and you are welcome to submit a short story,

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Age Well with Welsh Libraries

Funded by the Welsh Government, ‘Age Well with Welsh Libraries’ is showcasing how Welsh Libraries are working to support an Age Friendly Wales. Here at Awen we want to encourage

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The 2022 Winter Mini Reading Challenge

The 2022 Winter Mini Reading Challenge, presented by The Reading Agency in partnership with Science Museum Group, is on! The Summer Reading Challenge 2022 saw thousands of children reading and

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Ukuleles in Libraries

Have you ever wanted to learn a musical instrument? Wales Ukulele are kindly funding the project and are providing 5 ukuleles! Basic learning booklets come with the ukuleles and include

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