BOOKWORMS are being asked to show their appreciation for their local library this weekend.

Libraries across County Durham will host special activities and events for National Libraries Day on Saturday, February 8.

Durham County Council is urging the public to visit their nearest branch to find out about the range of services on offer.

Now in its third year, the initiative celebrates and highlights the work of libraries and staff to promote learning, literacy and the enjoyment of reading.

It rounds off a week of celebrations in schools, colleges, universities, workplaces and public libraries across the UK.

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