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Get Started with Learn My Way - First Tuesday of the month 11am – 12 starting on Tuesday 2 April 2019

Learn My Way Online Courses are free and simple courses for beginners. Come along to our free workshop to help you get started using your device and getting online.
This is a free drop-in workshop at Ashton Library, Marketplace, Ashton, OL6 6BH. 0161 342 2031. All are welcome and there is no need to book, just come along on the day.Learn my Way


Get Started with iDEA - Last Thursday of the month 3.30-4.30pm starting on Thursday 25 April 2019

iDEA offers free online courses to improve your digital skills; collect badges as you complete units and build up to an award. iDEA is headed by the Duke of York and is a scheme for the digital age similar to the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

This is a free drop-in workshop at Ashton Library, Marketplace, Ashton, OL6 6BH. 0161 342 2031. All are welcome and there is no need to book, just come along on the day.




Saturday 5 October 2019 is Fun Palace Day.

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Get ready for Fun Palace at libraries across Tameside on Saturday 5 October. There’s something fun for everyone from games and music to craft and construction.

Ashton Library Tameside One, Market Place, Ashton OL6 6BH
10.30am – 2.30pm. Imagination gaming will have board games are suitable for those from a young age right up adults.
10:30am – 12:30pm Chess Club will be here as usual, why not come along and have a try.

Droylsden Library Manchester Road, Droylsden M43 6EP
10.30am – 2.30pm. Droylsden Little Theatre will be joining us for some wonderful theatrical fun.
Dukinfield Library Concord Way, Dukinfield SK16 4DB
10am – 12pm. Tameside Music Service will bring an assortment of instruments for a ‘drop-in’ style session that anyone can have a go at in the Exhibition Space.
Stalybridge Library Trinity Street, Stalybridge, SK15 2BN
11am – 2pm. Come and help to make a giant castle from cardboard boxes with OPAG (Oldham Play Action Group) or decorate a tote bag with fabric pens.
Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre Cotton Street East, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7BY
11am – 2.30pm. Find out more about the Black Knight and Robin Hood’s adventures in Longdendale! There will be craft activities, puzzles to solve and a hunt for Robin Hood’s outlaws or try your hand at creating miniature items fit for a doll’s house.





Libraries Week 7-12 October  -  Get Online Week 14-20 October

Get Online Week
Libraries week 7-12 October  -  Get Online Week 14-20 October

Getting the most out of the internet doesn’t have to be scary. It’s #GetOnlineWeek and we’re here to help you get started - for free! You could manage your money online, find a new job or brush up on a skill!

Come into Tameside Libraries during Libraries Week and Get Online Week to find out about eBooks, eMagazines and other free online resources.

Join a Get Started with Learn My Way session to Improve your online skills to help with health, learning, employment or just to explore and have some fun.

Tameside Libraries have a range of information and activities 7 - 19 October to celebrate Get Online Week and Libraries Week, look out for more information coming soon. 




Story Makers - People Like Me

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After the huge success of the last two projects, Tameside libraries are pleased to announce that Tameside Story Makers is back for a third time.  This time round the theme is ‘People Like Me’ which focuses on everyone in our community.

Story Makers sessions are fun and interactive story sessions designed for children aged 0-4 and their families. Simon the Story Teller delivers free weekly drop in sessions at four libraries. The Story Maker sessions are funded from the Community Safety Project.

Sessions start on Monday 16th September, 2019, until Wednesday 26th February, 2020.  The sessions will take place at;

  • Droylsden Library, Manchester Road- Mondays 9.30am-10.30am
  • Stalybridge Library, Trinity Street- Mondays 1.30pm-2.30pm
  • Ashton Library, Market Place- Wednesdays 9.30am-10.30am
  • Hyde Library, Hyde Town Hall- Wednesdays 1.30pm-2.30pm

These sessions are open to all families and are suitable for children 0-4 years.  All sessions are free and there is no need to book - Just turn up!  Families will have the opportunity to get involved in creating a published children’s book.
For more information call: 0161 343 7824.





Reading Friends at Hattersley Library –  Fall into Autumn

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On Tuesday 24 September from 1.30 – 3pm we’ll Fall into Autumn with poetry, stories and crafts.

Reading Friends meet up to read, chat and have fun, so come along and join us at Hattersley Library.
It’s a free event, all adults are welcome and refreshments will be available. No need to book, just come along on the day.

Hatterlsey Library, The Hub, Stockport Road, Hattersley, SK14 6NT. 










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