Wakefest: 1-30 October

WordFest is a month-long festival celebrating words, encouraging young people and families to explore their creativity.

This brand new community-based festival has been redefined, blending digital activities, small scale participatory events and community library activities and experiences, all promoting the message: 'Make Words Count'.

For our inaugural festival this year theyare focussing on our children and young people and the role of words in their creative futures. 

Many of the live events have now sold out but you can check availability and book for online events here.


Reading at home

Free audio and e-books, online reading groups, podcasts, videos and more.


Learning at home

Free online learning resources and webinars for children, adults and businesses.


Book recommendations

Miss browsing at your local library? View our selection of online book websites that recommend books for adults and children.