FREE Winter Warmth Bags

We are delighted to say we have some lovely bags full of useful winter items for anyone who meets some basic conditions. If you, or anyone you know, would find a bag useful please pop into the library, speak to a volunteer and complete a simple form. These have been provided by West Northants Council and are FREE. Please Read More to view the form.

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WNC Drop-In Sessions

We will continue to host the monthly WNC drop-in sessions this year. West Northants Council advisers will come in once a month on a Friday morning at 10.30am, for members of the public to ask anything or raise any issues.Upcoming sessions in 2024 will be on 12th January, 9th February, 8th March, 10th May and 14th June and they will…

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Fascinating Event coming up in the Hub!

In recognition of International Women’s Day we are holding an event on Saturday 9th March 2024, 2-4.30pm to showcase wellbeing and local businesses. We have a programme of timed sessions to enjoy and informal chats to assist towards supporting you in improving your wellbeing. Come On In!

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Did You Know?

It’s World Book Day on Thursday 7th March 2024 follow this link HERE to find lots of family resources. We are running a colouring competition in the Library from 1st March – 15th March. Free to enter and everyone joins in gets to choose a free book.

SPRING FAYRE COMING UP

We’re holding our first joint event to raise funds for two of our amazing village amenities, our Community
Centre and Buckby Library & Hub! Please come along to the Community Centre and support our fundraising, it promises a great time. We’ve a wide selection of stalls selling crafts, pottery, homemade jams and preserves, cakes, wine, bric a brac, tarot, beauty products, Jewellery and more! Along with refreshments, tombola* and a good old raffle! Read More

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THE MIRACLE CLUB – 27th Feb

There’s just one tantalising dream for the women of Ballygar: to win a pilgrimage to the sacred French town of Lourdes. Ballygar, Dublin, 1967, a hard-knocks community marches to its own beat, rooted in traditions of loyalty, faith and togetherness. With a little benevolent interference from their cheeky and rebellious priest, close friends Lily, Eileen, Dolly and Sheila are the ‘lucky’ few to win this ticket of a lifetime at their riotous raffle night.

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Warm Welcoming Space

Did you know that we are a Warm Welcoming Space? Every Thursday and Friday afternoon 2pm-4.15pm we are providing FREE cuppa soups, why not drop in and help yourself. On these afternoons we will also have a range of games out and will have our television on quietly. We also have newspapers, The Week, Which? and other publications – not to mention books! Everyone welcome.

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DID YOU KNOW?

You can now become a library member by completing an online form? Just click on the Join Our Library tab on the right or above under Services, read all about the benefits of joining and click on the link to access the form.

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Library Membership has a new Dementia and Memory Loss Category

There is now a special type of library membership if you or some you know are living with dementia and memory loss. It is a quick and easy process to sign up at the Library here in Long Buckby.

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DID YOU KNOW?

We have our very own bookmarks for sale in the Library. Two superb designs by David Cadd featuring the Market Square. For all who delight in the paper book !!

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NAB Mobile Sight Centre

NAB, Northamptonshire’s local sight loss charity, will be in our car park every quarter in 2024, 10am to 12pm. The next visit will be on Thursday 9th May 2024. Their Mobile Sight Centre provides a free, informal, drop-in service for visually impaired people, their loved ones, carers and friends.

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WINTER MINI CHALLENGE

The Reading Agency’s #WinterMiniChallenge kicks off on 5th DECEMBER 23 until 19th February 2024

Head to wintermini.org.uk to sign up, review books, find fun activities, and earn rewards! It’s a fantastic way to keep children motivated and excited about reading and it could help those reluctant readers fall in love with reading ? Spread the word and get involved with their new resources ?? here