Madeley Neighbourhood Library

Reading for You at Your Library

Would you like to record a story on to CD? This is your chance! It could be grandparents reading for grandchildren who live far away, adults reading for elderly parents or stories for children in hospital. No cost to the reader except your time.
The specially produced CD gift with music, graphics and sound effects is on offer to library users in the North Staffordshire area.
If you are interested ‘Request Forms’ are available on the Madeley Travelling Library Service or call 01785 278369 and leave your details.
This is an Adult Learners initiative from the Community Library Service
The project is a partnership between Staffordshire’s Community Library Service, the Prison Library Service and HMP Stafford, who will be editing and producing the CDs
County Councillor and Cabinet Support Member for Culture and Heritage, Maureen Compton, said:
‘ Prisoners will be using their computer skills to help members of the library service to create a personal story CD. The project will raise awareness of prisoners as real people who can contribute to the community and improve people’s lives.

Support will be available for anyone who lacks confidence in reading aloud.’

Contact: Jill Sumner 01785 278369

Opening hours: Every Tuesday 9.30 am – 7.30 pm

Madeley’s travelling library service visits the village every Tuesday.
It is situated close to the Village Hall, just off New Road and opposite the scout hut. You can’t miss it – it’s a 40’ long vehicle with an eye catching silver livery.

It’s free to join and everyone is welcome

On board you will discover:

  • A spacious interior
  • 4,000 items of library stock for loan – popular fiction and non fiction, lots of paperbacks, children’s books and story tapes, large print books, audio books, DVDs and local information.
  • Free Internet access.
  • Online access to Staffordshire’s complete library catalogue.
  • A lift for users with mobility problems

Look out for exciting events and activities over the next few months.

We look forward to meeting you!

Don’t forget the small communities around Madeley are served by a Mobile Library Service on a fortnightly basis. Check Here and Here for Times and Dates.

The Travelling Library is parked at the Village Hall every Tuesday from 9.30am to 7.30pm

Contact: Jill Sumner, Community Library Service 01785 278369

Contact number: 01785 278369

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