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Winter of Wellbeing - Library activities

Powys Library Service are holding a number of events in our libraries as part of the Winter of Wellbeing programme. 
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The Winter of Wellbeing programme gives children and young people an opportunity to join in free activities of all kinds in our libraries:

  • 9 March 17:00 Storytelling with Daniel Morden, Machynlleth Library

Daniel Morden is an award-winning author and enthralling storyteller. It will be an outdoor event so wear clothing appropriate for the weather. Suitable for anyone over 7

  • 10 March 2022 3:45 Montgomeryshire Tales with Mair Tomos Ifans, Llanfyllin Library

Join storyteller Mair Tomos Ifans and enjoy some tales of Montgomeryshire.

The session will be bilingual but mainly in Welsh.  Suitable for primary school age children.  Free but sessions must be booked. Contact the library to book a place: 01691 648794 llanfyllin.library@powys.gov.uk

  • 11 & 18 March Zine workshops, Machynlleth Library

The zine workshops will explore creative expression through words and pictures, using drawing, collage, and creative writing. Participants will create zines on topics that are important to them and try out new techniques for storytelling and illustration. We will also work on a collaborative zine to add to our zine collection.

Suitable for 7 - 11 year olds

  • 15 March 2022 3:45 Welsh legends and tales with Suzanne Tumnus, Llanfyllin Library

Join Suzane Tumnus as she tells some Welsh legends and tales.

The session will be in English. Suitable for primary school age children

Free but sessions must be booked. Contact the library to book a place: 01691 648794 llanfyllin.library@powys.gov.uk

  • 17 March 2022 3:45 Montgomeryshire Tales with Mair Tomos Ifans, Llanfyllin Library

Join storyteller Mair Tomos Ifans and enjoy some tales of Montgomeryshire

The session will be bilingual but mainly in Welsh. Suitable for primary school age children.

Free but sessions must be booked. Contact the library to book a place: 01691 648794 llanfyllin.library@powys.gov.uk

  • 19 March 12:00-4:00 pm Golf session, Ystradgynlais Library

Fun crazy golf session for all the family!

Please contact the library for more information: 01639 845353  ystrad.library@powys.gov.uk

  • 22 March 2022 3:45 Welsh legends and tales with Suzanne Tumnus, Llanfyllin Library

Join Suzane Tumnus as she tells some Welsh legends and tales.

The session will be in English. Suitable for primary school age children.

Free but sessions must be booked. Contact the library to book a place: 01691 648794 llanfyllin.library@powys.gov.uk

There are also a host of activities, competitions as well as events you can enjoy online Winter of Wellbeing (readingagency.org.uk)

These activities are funded by Welsh Government and public libraries across Wales are working with The Reading Agency to promote the proven difference reading can make to young people's lives and wellbeing.

Pop down to your local library for events and activities, and hordes of good reads!