Shared Reading Information Workshop

Formby Library will be holding a free, Shared Reading Information Workshop on Friday, August 4 and they would be delighted if you could join them. The Shared Reading North West project is a collaborative community-led project which works in partnership with organisations and individuals who would like to bring Shared Reading to their communities, providing … Read more

Become well read by taking part in the St Helens Adult Reading Challenge

Do you have what it takes to complete the St Helens Libraries Service Adult Reading Challenge? All you have to do is pop along to your nearest St Helens library and collect an Adult Reading Challenge card, then read one book from each of the 12 categories. There’s no rush in completing this challenge as … Read more

Children invited to join Animal Agents in libraries

St Helens Libraries Service is calling on children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Animal Agents, the national Summer Reading Challenge 2017. The Summer Reading Challenge challenges children to borrow and read any six library books during the summer holidays – a time when children’s literacy skills traditionally dip. … Read more

Reading for Health at your local library

A new national scheme will make a selection of books available across Lancashire to help people living with long-term health issues improve their health and wellbeing through self-help reading. The scheme, Reading Well for Long-Term Conditions, will run from Monday 3 July. Developed from the successful Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme, in collaboration with … Read more

Animal Agents volunteers needed for St Helens Libraries this summer!

Are you aged 13 to 19, love books and have spare time to inspire younger children? Then St Helens Libraries Service wants to hear from you. Every year Reading Hack volunteers aged 13-24 help libraries make the Summer Reading Challenge a success across the country. Reading Hack is a programme led by young people who … Read more