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Join the river adventure – multi-media production opens at Bridgwater Library

Local stories of the River Parrett are being brought to life in a three week long spectacular multi-media experience at Bridgwater Library – ‘Out of the Mouth of the Parrett’. The light, sound, video and live performance production transforms the library and immerses visitors in real life stories, hidden treasures and the glorious landscapes of […]

Digital Bridgwater 3D Design Competition launch event

Young people and their families are invited to come along and join in the fun at the launch of the 3D Design and Print competition at Bridgwater Library on Saturday 18 February. The competition is the result of collaboration between Somerset Libraries, Sedgemoor District Council, Bridgwater Town Council, multinational software corporation; Autodesk and CEL, manufacturer […]

Free courses at Somerset Libraries for Get Online Week

Next week Somerset’s libraries are celebrating Get Online Week (17 to 23 October) by hosting a whole range of special events designed to help people understand the internet. Friendly help and support is available all year round at Somerset’s libraries but Get Online Week will bring 17 dedicated digital sessions to residents across the County. […]

Yeovil Library helps host fourth annual Yeovil Literary Festival

Top authors will descend on Somerset next month as the County Council’s library helps host Yeovil’s Literary Festival. Yeovil Library has teamed up with The Octagon Theatre, Waterstones Yeovil and Yeovil Community Arts Association to host the town’s fourth annual festival. The 2016 festival takes place from Thursday 20 to Sunday 23 October with a […]

Young volunteers celebrate their success

Young people from all over Somerset who had spent their summer volunteering in libraries celebrated their achievements recently at Wookey Hole Caves.

All Somerset County Council libraries now have Wi-Fi

All 34 Somerset libraries now offer free Wi-Fi access to library members and visitors following a decision made by Somerset County Council Cabinet Members in March this year.

Frome library building celebrates 25th birthday

Frome library is turning 25 years old on Saturday 21 November with a birthday party to celebrate. Cake, biscuits, teas and coffees will be served in the entrance lobby during the day and the birthday celebrations will include a special offer on DVD hire – borrow one at full price and borrow a second for […]

Green light for Glastonbury

Somerset County Council has given the green light to plans which will bring many of Glastonbury’s public services together at the Library in Orchard Court from autumn next year. The existing library building will be refurbished to provide a modern space where residents can easily access services in one location, including Children’s Centre, Library, Citizen […]

Learn old and new skills for everyday life during the Family Learning Festival

The County Council’s libraries will be helping people get to grips with ‘traditional and modern skills’ as part of the national Family Learning Festival. The festival is organised by the Campaign for Learning and is the biggest annual celebration of family learning in the UK. This year Somerset libraries have taken ‘traditional and modern skills’ as their theme.

Yeovil Library support the third annual Yeovil Literary Festival

Top authors will descend on Somerset next month as the County Council’s library helps host the Yeovil Literary Festival. Yeovil Library has teamed up with The Octagon Theatre, Waterstones Yeovil and Yeovil Community Arts Association to host the third annual Yeovil Literary Festival. The 2015 festival takes place from Wednesday 28 October to Sunday 1 […]