Aura Libraries: Banned Books Week

This 12 months marks the fortieth anniversary of Banned Books Week, which was first launched in 1982. Going down this 12 months from September 18th to twenty fourth, Banned Books Week celebrates the fitting and freedom to jot down, learn and publish. Borrowbox, the superb e-book and audiobook platform, has put collectively a group of titles for the celebration. We have listed a number of under, however yow will discover much more titles by visiting the Borrowbox catalog:

For adults:

The Coloration Purple by Alice Walker

The Satanic Verses of Salman Rushdie

The Properly of Loneliness by Radclyffe Corridor

The Handmaid’s Story by Margaret Atwood

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

For youthful readers:

Love Classes by Jacqueline Wilson

Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

Harry Potter by JK Rowling

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Witches by Roald Dahl

Aura Library members can obtain free eBooks and audiobooks from Borrowbox and Libby to a PC, laptop computer or Mac. Alternatively, you may obtain the Borrowbox and Libby apps on to a smartphone or pill.

The entire above titles will be borrowed from Aura Libraries as books, e-books or audiobooks. Bear in mind: you may browse these titles and a whole lot extra in our on-line library catalog.

To entry most on-line library sources, you will want to enter your library membership quantity and PIN. If you do not have this, you may be a part of as a member on-line via the Aura web site for immediate entry. All hyperlinks to our digital library sources and additional particulars will be discovered on our web site:

Lego golf equipment in Aura libraries

Holywell Library: Each Monday from 10am to 11am

Connah’s Quay Library: Each Saturday 9am to 12.30pm

Flint Library: Each Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m

Mildew library: first Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:00

Please contact your native library for extra details about our common golf equipment or periods. All library contact particulars will be discovered by way of the Aura Wales web site.

Grownup Neighborhood Studying

Free programs for over 19s

This autumn, as a part of the North East Wales Grownup Neighborhood Studying Partnership, we’re delighted to be working free programs for over 19s. These programs can be found to anybody over 19 dwelling in Flintshire or Wrexham and can happen in our libraries and leisure facilities or on-line. Here’s a record of a few of our October/November programs:

• Study My Approach: tips on how to get on-line utilizing a pc or pill

• Introduction to Household Historical past

• take care of difficult habits

• Aesthetic Therapist Workshop: Pores and skin Care and Facials

• Light Yoga for over 60s

• Mindfulness: An Introduction to Superior Methods

• Stage 3 for work in First Support in Emergencies

• Dementia Buddies Sensitization session

For extra info and to register for one of many programs above, please e-mail:

Upcoming creator go to

Subsequent month we look ahead to welcoming the fabulous Bethan Gwanas to Mildew Library on October twelfth at 7pm for a particular occasion for Welsh college students in partnership with Siop y Siswrn. Bethan has written a number of implausible titles for college students and copies will probably be obtainable to buy and signed by the creator herself on the evening. Croeso cynnes iawn i bawb – a really heat welcome to everybody!

For extra info, please contact the library on 01352 703780 or e-mail

Go to us on social media for helpful details about our providers, occasions, and lots of guide and audiobook suggestions.

From everybody at Aura Library, thanks for studying, keep protected and we hope to listen to from you or see you quickly!

• Aura is a not-for-profit charity chargeable for managing most of Flintshire’s leisure, library and heritage providers. Aura is owned by its workers and operates for the advantage of native communities.

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