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The Big Wild Rumpus

The Big Wild Rumpus is a nationwide campaign to celebrate the nation’s love of the classic Maurice Sendak book Where The Wild Things Are, which was first published in 1963. For many children, it was be the perfect opportunity to introduce them

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Posted in Library News for June 2015, The Big Wild Rumpus

How would you like to save £1000 this year?

Joining your library and accessing the amazing free services they have on offer could save you hundreds of pounds a year! The number of people borrowing from public libraries in Wales went up by almost 5% last year. There were

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Posted in How would you like to save £1000 this year?, Library News for April 2015

Cantref School Enjoy Magical Indian Myths

Another successful class visit from Cantref Junior school year 4. Abergavenny Library Assistant, David, retold tales from Magical Indian Myths. The children all borrowed a book or two and each received a book bag.   “Libraries are such an important

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Posted in Cantref School Enjoy Magical Indian Myths, Library News for January 2015


Today Abergavenny Library had a class visit from Llanfoist Junior School year 4 with author G R Gemin  promoting his latest book Cowgirl, which is set in Wales. “ If Gemma ever stops to think about it, she knows hiding

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Posted in Cowgirl, Library News for January 2015

The Gruffalo is coming!

The Gruffalo is coming to Abergavenny Library on Saturday 21 February 10.30am to 12.00pm  Booking is essential, telephone 01873 735980. Watch out for photos of the live event.

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Posted in Library News for January 2015, The Gruffalo is coming

Bike Bash in Abergavenny

As part of the National Cycling Championships held in Monmouthshire, Abergavenny Library staff along with the Friends of the Abergavenny Library Service staffed a stall at the Bike Bash in Bailey Park. Pride of place on their display were the bikes covered

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Posted in Bike Bash in Abergavenny, Library News for July 2014

Looking after your lungs

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Monmouthshire Libraries have information to promote a healthy lifestyle and booklets about coping with lung cancer. Macmillan Cancer Support is working in partnership with Monmouthshire Libraries to develop a good quality information service

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Posted in Library News for October 2011, Looking after your lungs

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