Category Archives: Events
National Libraries Day 2014: How will you celebrate?

What are you doing for this year’s National Libraries Day? The annual celebration of libraries of all shapes and sizes, all around the UK, is happening this year on Saturday February 8.

Herts Libraries’ December 2013 e-newsletter: Libraries consultation and cheaper DVDs

Hertfordshire Libraries has just published its e-newsletter for December – and in this issue you can find out how to take part in the libraries consultation, get Christmas opening times and learn about changes to DVD rental prices.

Slip between the sheets with your local library

You might have rather a staid image of libraries and the folk that use them – think again! A literary event running in November and December aims to promote quite a different view.

World Book Night – have you applied to be a giver?

World Book Night – the event where people who love reading share their passion with the less engaged – is due to take place on Monday April 23 next year.

Event report: The first ever We ♥ Libraries social

Earlier this month We ♥ Libraries held its first-ever social event at David’s Bookshop in Letchworth. The idea was for like-minded book-lovers to meet up for tea, cake and recommendations – and an excellent evening was had by all involved.

Celebrate National Poetry Day today!

Today is National Poetry Day – and here are our five top tips for celebrating.

National Libraries Day: What do you want to see?

We ♥ Libraries owes its existence to National Libraries Day 2011.

Katharine McMahon author event: Finding a way into the past

Historical novelist Katharine McMahon paid a visit to Hitchin Library on Tuesday evening to give a talk and read from her work as part of the Hitchin Festival.

Story Lab: Get signed up to the Summer Reading Challenge

Got children aged between 4 and 11? If so, make sure you take part in Hertfordshire Libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge, an activity designed to make sure the summer holidays are fun and the seasonal ‘reading dip’ is banished.

Announcing the We ♥ Libraries Autumn Social

Do you like nothing more than a slice of cake and a good old natter about books? If so, we have an event planned for the autumn that we hope you will really enjoy.