Library to host learning festival

Filey Library will hold activities as part of the Family Learning Festival.
Filey Library will hold activities as part of the Family Learning Festival.
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October is a great time to visit Filey Library as it is set to host The Family Learning Festival and Get Online Week.

Staff at the library will be offering visitors a chance to explore new activities as they embrace the theme of this year’s Family Learning Festival – It’s a Wonderful World!

The festival is the biggest annual celebration of family learning in the UK and takes place from Saturday 15 October to Sunday 30 October.

Families can explore great things to do as a family or try something new during the festival. Activities range from crafts and origami to discovering the wonders of space or learning about nature.

The Get Online Week (from Monday 17 October)is coordinated by Tinder Foundation and the UK online centres network. It brings digital skills and know-how to everyone.

County Councillor Chris Metcalfe, executive member for library and information services, said: “It’s great to learn new things as a family and libraries across the county are offering the opportunity to do just that, with a wide variety of activities for free or just a small charge.”

For more information contact Filey Library on 01609 536608 or via email: filey.library@northyorks.gov.uk.