There really is no substitute for the feeling of thick pages between your fingers, or the scent of a well-read book, but with the digital age now taking over and questions such as “what did you do before google”? coming from the younger generations, it’s easy to see why libraries are taking a hit and closing their doors. With over 500 libraries across the UK closing in the past decade, we are in danger of losing our national staple.
With this week being National Storytelling Week, we are encouraging you to get down to your local library and take part. We are very lucky on the Isle of Wight to still have a number of community libraries not only open, but also providing regular activities for people to get involved in, for both adults and children.
Childrens Rhymetime (babies & toddlers)
Lord Lewis Library, Newport – Friday, 10am & 11am
Freshwater Library – Friday, 10:30am
Ryde Library – Monday, 10:30am
Sandown Library – Thursday, 2pm
Cowes Library – Tuesday, 11am
Ventnor Library – Friday, 11am
Ryde Library – Saturday, 11am
Cowes Library – Saturday, 2:30pm
For more infomation on whats available at your local library visit https://www.iow.gov.uk/Residents/Libraries-Cultural-and-Heritage/Local-Libraries/