Reading & Libraries
Paper Crane Poets: Poetry Collective at Beeston Library
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Published 19th September 2018
Libraries Week takes place between 8 – 13 October to celebrate the nation’s much-loved libraries.
This year, with a focus on wellbeing, libraries across the country will showcase how they bring communities together, combat loneliness, provide a space for reading and creativity and support people with their mental health.
To celebrate Libraries Week, Inspire Libraries are holding a week of wellbeing events alongside our regular events, with activities focusing on wellbeing for adults and children, these include:
Inspire Learning will also be putting on a range of courses specifically for Libraries Week, which will include:
Visit the Inspire Learning page for a full list of courses taking place during Libraries Week.
In addition, Self Help UK will have stalls at selected libraries with information about local self-help groups and our librarians will be on hand with advice on accessing health and wellbeing related e-resources.
Finally, rounding off Libraries Week, we will have members of Inspire Youth Arts joining the Oxjam Beeston Takeover Day live at Beeston Library, with a range of free performances by some of Nottinghamshire’s brightest young musical talent.
Search your local library page to find out about Libraries Week events taking place near you.
We’d love you to join us! By becoming a member of Inspire you will be able to have your say on how the society works and develops.
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