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Libraries NI invites you to celebrate the Festival of Learning

Throughout May, libraries across Northern Ireland will host a programme of free events to mark this year’s Festival of Learning.  

Building on the success of last year, 79 libraries across Northern Ireland will participate in the month long programme inviting members of the public to take part and learn something new.

Books on shelf - Festival of Learning 2019  
An impressive 200 events for adults are being held in libraries exploring a wide range of learning experiences including arts and crafts workshops, jewellery making, health and mindfulness events, music and dance, IT and iPad sessions, local history research and author talks. Children are also encouraged to get involved with dedicated Lego eBook creator and Micro:bit workshops taking place in a select number of libraries.

Whether learning a new skill, learning about yourself or simply learning to keep your mind active, there is something for everyone in the Festival of Learning.

Jim O’Hagan, Libraries NI Chief Executive said:

“Libraries NI is delighted to be hosting the Festival of Learning this year again. Learning for all ages is an important part of the services we offer to library users. Libraries are the ideal place to help kick-start your learning journey, offering a welcoming and relaxed environment where people can learn at their own speed and ability, with helpful staff on hand to offer support if needed.”

If you would like more information about the Festival of Learning events, call into your local library or view the full programme of events here.