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    Geek Week 2019

    Join us for Geek Week this February Half Term where we will be exploring all things tech, science and geek related. From graphic novels to coding clubs to amazing workshops and presentations for children and adults.

    • 14.01.2019
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    Refurbished Aylesbury Library - Opening Soon

    Work to refurbish Aylesbury Library is almost complete. We'll be opening our doors on Thursday 24th January. Find out more about what improvements we've made.

    • 04.01.2019
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    World's Biggest Coffee Morning 2018

    Join us for a cake and cuppa for the World's Biggest Coffee Morning in support of Macmillan Cancer Support - helping to make a huge difference to people facing cancer. 

    • 06.09.2018
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    #Try1Thing for Get Online Week 2018!

    Whether you’re brand-new to the internet, or you just want a bit of help doing more online, Get Online Week is here to help you take your next step. Get Online Week 2018 runs from October 15 - October 21, come and see how it feels when you Try 1 Thing online - use the internet to do just one thing you’d normally do in a shop or bank, in a doctor’s or chemist, or even over the phone.

    • 04.09.2018
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    Libraries Week 2018 - My time. My space. My library.

    Join Buckinghamshire Libraries as we take part in Libraries Week 2018. Libraries Week takes place between the 8–13 October to celebrate the nation’s much-loved libraries.

    • 04.09.2018
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    Tired eyes? Straining to read? Need help using accessibility options on your tablet or phone?

    During National Eye Health Week (24 - 30 Sept) BucksVision will be at Amersham (25 Sept), High Wycombe (26 Sept) and Buckingham (27 Sept) libraries where you can find information on eye health and BucksVision; try some Sim Specs; learn what accessibility options are available on tablets and smartphones; view specialist equipment designed to help people with sight-loss and discover what reading options are available to you at Bucks libraries.

    • 03.09.2018
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    Work is underway to refurbish Aylesbury Library

    Work to create an updated modern library for Aylesbury will start during August. Find our more about our service as this work gets underway. 

    • 26.07.2018
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    Yarn-bombing mischief takes place at Amersham Library!

    Join us for yarn-bombing antics at events across the summer.

    Fun for all the family, learn some basic skills while decorating the library. 

    • 25.07.2018
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    Keep cool this summer with a Micro:Bit

    You can use a micro:bit for all sorts of cool creations, from robots to musical instruments or to keep cool with a fan! The possibilities are endless. 

    • 24.07.2018
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    Could you read six books this summer?

    Take part in our Adult Summer Reading Challenge this summer! 

    This year alongside the Summer Reading Challenge for children aged 4 -11 we are challenging adults to read six book this summer too!

    Pick up a Adult Summer Reading Challenge bookmark in a library to mark off your reads. 

    • 05.07.2018
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    Children invited to join Mischief Makers at Buckinghamshire Libraries

    Buckinghamshire Libraries are excited to announce this year's fantastic Summer Reading Challenge 2018!

    We will be calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018.

    • 17.06.2018
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    Reading Hack volunteering for 14 - 24 year olds

    We are looking for young volunteers (14 - 24 years) to help us with the annual Summer Reading Challenge which takes place July to September this year. 

    Could you spare the time to be a Reading Hack volunteer? 

    • 14.06.2018

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