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Tameside Council is rewriting the book when it comes to library opening hours. Over the next few months it will be unveiling Open+ - a change that will result in much greater access to libraries. 

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The Big Ideas Generators project is supporting innovation and enterprise across the 10 Greater Manchester authorities. Funded by the Libraries Innovation Fund, this unique project is running until March 2018 in libraries across the city region.

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Borrow Box imageWe are pleased to announce that we are now offering a bigger and better ebook and audiobook download service in partnership with Greater Manchester Libraries and Borrowbox.

Borrowbox is free to use and offers an even larger collection of ebooks and audiobooks for our customers to download. The BorrowBox app makes it easy to browse, borrow and read or listen to your library's eBooks and eAudiobooks anywhere and everywhere.

Creating an account is quick and easy, you simply need your library barcode, 4 number PIN and an email address.

For further details go to our eBooks page.

  • Being online is a part of everyday life, and is a valuable and important tool for children to use in learning and communication.

    Children have access to computers through schools, libraries and at home, so it’s important that parents and carers understand the risks of being online, and how to protect the child against these risks.

    TMBC are running a number of Online Safety talks and workshops in libraries across the borough from July to October. There are two separate one- hour sessions that parents, carers and youth workers can book onto. The first is an introduction to the dangers of being online, and offers practical advice about online safety, and the second workshop will provide practical help with updating devices with security settings.

Everyone aged 4-11 can sign up to take part in Animal Agents at Tameside libraries this summer holidays. It’s fun, friendly and absolutely free! All you have to do is read 6 library books and collect rewards along the way with plenty of fun free activities to help. The challenge launches on Saturday 8 July.

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Come and join our free interactive story sessions with songs, puppets and instruments. Open to all families, these fun sessions are suitable for 0-4 yeas. There are 35 sessions in total starting June 2017- Join at any time.

Families will have the opportunity to get involved in creating a series of published books for family audiences. For further information please contact 0161 343 7824/ 0161 342 2029


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New - Online Toolkit for Jobseekers

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