Libraries Week (Garstang) #librariesweek

Thursday, 10 October 2019 from 09:00 - 19:00


Monday 7 Oct
What can your library do for you in a digital world? Borrowbox
Find out about access to free e-books and e-audiobooks through your library membership. Drop in during opening hours (9am-5pm) for demonstrations on how to use Borrowbox.
Tuesday 8 Oct
What can your library do for you in a digital world? Digital Skills and Business, Jobs and Innovation
Find out about resources to support your digital skills or your business through your library membership. Drop in during opening hours (9am-5pm) for demonstrations on how to use websites such as Computer School, The Digital Garage and Cobra Business Adviser.
Wednesday 9 Oct
What can your library do for you in a digital world? Citizenship and Driving Theory
Find out about resources to support you if you're preparing for the British citizenship test, Life in the UK Test, or driving theory test. Drop in during opening hours (9am-1pm) for demonstrations on how to use the websites for free with your library membership.
Thursday 10 Oct
What can your library do for you in a digital world? Newspapers and Family and Local History
Find out about researching your family history for free, accessing old photographs and maps of Lancashire, and looking at both old and new newspapers. Drop in during opening hours (9am-7pm) for demonstrations on how to use the websites for free.
Friday 11 Oct
What can your library do for you in a digital world? Information, Facts and Figures and Music and Literature
Find out about access to free resources to support you with research, facts and bibliographies. Drop in during opening hours (9am-5pm) for demonstrations on how to use websites such as Credo Reference, Oxford English Dictionary and Oxford Music Online.
Saturday 12 Oct
What can your library do for you in a digital world? School, Homework and Study
Find out how to access information and books online to support you with your homework and study. Drop in for free demonstrations during opening hours (9am-1pm).

All welcome, no booking required.

For more information, please contact us

Libraries Week is a celebration of the nation’s much-loved libraries. In 2019 we are celebrating the role of libraries in the digital world. Libraries Week 2019 will celebrate and explore how libraries are engaging communities through technology, building digital skills and confidence, encouraging digital participation and inclusion, supporting health, wellbeing and education and supporting local business and enterprise.

Location: Garstang Library, Windsor Road, Garstang, PR3 1ED

Organizer: Garstang Library