30th September 2020

Libraries offer digital help for job seekers

29th September 2020 0
Somerset Libraries are kicking off National Libraries Week with an innovative new scheme. From Monday 5 October iPads will be available to job seekers looking for an extra bit of help in their quest for […]

Book lovers back browsing at Taunton Library

22nd September 2020 0
Taunton Library has welcomed back local book lovers to browse the shelves and access key services. Somerset County Council has been rolling out a phased opening of libraries by offering an order-and-collect service. Taunton Library […]

Book first at new look library service

2nd September 2020 0
Somerset Libraries have rolled out a new order-and-collect service giving customers access to library books while staying safely socially distanced. Libraries have been opening over the last few weeks in phases across the county and […]

Some Libraries planning to re-open soon!

24th June 2020 0
Somerset Libraries are planning the phased re-opening of library buildings with the aim to start welcoming people back as early as possible in July. It won’t be business as usual straight away, however, and Somerset […]

‘COMMON SALT’ seasons Somerset libraries

7th October 2019 0
Common Salt – a ‘show and tell’ performance around a table – begins a national tour this autumn with a chance to see it at three Somerset Libraries – Wells, Frome and Yeovil from this […]

Pop in to the pop-up

4th September 2019 0
An eye-catching “pop-up” vehicle is out and about in Somerset offering activities and high-tech wizardry throughout the county. Somerset Libraries’ new outreach vehicle is kitted-out with some of the cutting-edge technology which is fast becoming […]

Somerset Libraries shortlisted for Digital 100 Awards

1st May 2019 0
The Somerset Digital Skills Talent Academy, hosted by Glass Box, Somerset Libraries, has made the shortlist for the Digital 100 Awards Finalists. Digital Leaders, the nationwide programme for promoting effective, long-term digital transformation across government, […]

Quentin Blake’s Magic comes to Somerset Libraries

26th April 2019 0
The Librarian Theatre is touring Somerset Libraries this Summer, presenting ‘The Green Ship’ by Quentin Blake. The theatre production of the book is their first ever stage adaptation; they are undertaking an epic 50-show tour […]
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