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Libraries news

  • SHIELDS Parliament launches new library guides

    Shields parliament

    Published on Monday, 20th July 2015

    Three new guides were officially launched at The Forum on Monday 13th July 2015 by The Worshipful the Mayor of Southend, Councillor Andrew Moring, and elected representatives from SHIELDS Parliament.

  • Southend Rises to the Reading Challenge

    6 book challenge

    Published on Friday, 19th June 2015

    Library staff joined Southend Adult Community College staff and community partners to celebrate the fantastic achievement of local adult learners who had successfully completed this years challenge.