MP praises work of Westhoughton Library

The Bolton News: Julie Hilling MP, in the red jacket, with mothers and child minders from the Toddler Tales Group Julie Hilling MP, in the red jacket, with mothers and child minders from the Toddler Tales Group

BOLTON West MP Julie Hilling has praised the work of libraries during a visit to Westhoughton.

She met the toddlers group and local history society at the library in Library Street to celebrate National Libraries Day.

Several community groups, including computer classes, a kids’ club and a hearing clinic, are based at the library.

Ms Hilling said it was great to meet with residents and see the toddlers’ group in action.

She added: “With the current financial difficulties, libraries have lost funding and suffered cuts over the past few years. It’s vital to local groups that libraries stay open in Bolton, ensuring those services are available to residents of all ages.”

To find out more about the groups which meet at Westhoughton Library, call 01942 636640.

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10:24am Wed 19 Feb 14

oftbewildered2 says...

..... and the Westhoughton Local History Group also uses the library for meetings and to access information etc. etc. The Library also facilitates the holding of exhibitions (Digital Photography Group for example) - the list is quite long. I believe Scrabble group also plays on Mondays.
..... and the Westhoughton Local History Group also uses the library for meetings and to access information etc. etc. The Library also facilitates the holding of exhibitions (Digital Photography Group for example) - the list is quite long. I believe Scrabble group also plays on Mondays. oftbewildered2
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