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Reading Well for mental health

Reading Well Books on Prescription help you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using self-help reading. The books are chosen by health experts and people living with the conditions covered. You can be recommended a title by a health professional, or visit your library and borrow for free.  The links below will take you straight to our online catalogue where...
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Microbits in Libraries

Some of our libraries have been running Family Microbit coding sessions For anyone who is not familiar with Microbits or coding, you may ask “what’s that?!”  Well, in a nutshell, Microbits are like mini computers that have lots of features like a thermometer, Bluetooth, motion sensor, LEDs and much more that you can program using code. Coding is the thing you need to do to make...
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Plympton Pebble Project

For the last four years Plympton Library has been collecting the stories of local soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War.  Staff have used online resources including Find My Past and Ancestry (both available for free in Plymouth libraries) to research the lives of servicemen who had a link with Plympton. The library will be commemorating the end of World...
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Lets Read together

Library staff have been working with the Plymouth Speech and Language Service to put on two “ Let’s Read Together” events at Glen Park Primary School demonstrating storytimes and showcasing amazing books to help inspire parents to make stories fun and come alive for their children. We also gave them each a fabulous book “Hooray for fish by Lucy Cousins”, together with a fish...
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Lunch at the Library on Wednesday 29 August

It's the last Lunch at the Library of the summer. Join us  on Wednesday 29 August and children can pick up a free CATERed lunch at all libraries and a pop-up library in Whitleigh. (St Budeaux is now closed so the new library can built, but you can pick up a lunch at the Barn, Barne Barton.) Most libraries will have up to 50 lunches to give away. These will be given out on...
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