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South Glos libraries over Christmas

Takeaway Craft Bags

Why not pop into the library to pick up your FREE bag of super seasonal crafts to enjoy making at home instead. Crafts may include a reindeer card, elf hat and an owl craft. Craft bags are available from Saturday 4 – Friday 24 December at Downend library during staffed hours (Mon/Wed/Fri 10am – 5.30pm and Saturdays 9.30am – 1pm), whilst stocks last.


Don’t forget it is FREE to join the library and borrow books and once you have a library card you can use it in any South Gloucestershire or Bristol library. See to search our catalogue over 2 million books!


Winter Mini Challenge

The Wild World Heroes are back to help with the Winter Mini Challenge.

Join the Wild World Heroes as they embark on an Arctic adventure to find out about the creatures that live there. Find out about the environmental issues facing this precious, remote place and even spot a narwhal or two.

Taking part in the Winter Mini Challenge is simple. Read at least three books between 1 December and 16 January and add them to your online profile at  to earn fun digital rewards! You can read books from the library or from home. You’ll find loads of other great stuff on the website too, including games, book reviews, reading activities and content from the best children’s authors and illustrators around.

  • Barley Close Community Primary School
  • Barley Close, Mangotsfield, Bristol
  • United Kingdom, BS16 9DL
  • Tel: 01454 867090
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