Enter our World Book Day competitions for a chance to win Amazon vouchers

Make a 3-D book character: £20 Amazon voucher prizes for the three best models

Use plasticine, clay, wool, string, paper – anything – to mould an inspired book character in 3-D.  Label it with your name and student number & send a photograph of it onto a file less than 2.5MB to j.finch@cardiffmet.ac.uk.

The competition is open to both overseas & home-based Cardiff Met students.  All winning entries will be displayed on our International Library Facebook page.

Graffiti your favourite sporting hero…

If art isn’t your thing, then you can still win a £10 voucher.  Tell us your favourite sporting hero or action figure and why.  Tweet to @cardiffmetlearn with the #wbd hashtag, or write on our graffiti walls in Cyncoed library.

Celebrate World Book Day with Cardiff Met Libraries: 28th February to 10th March

Image result for world book dayJoin us for an action packed and sporting World Book Day fortnight of exciting events and activities.

Monday 27th February 12-1pm – Jos Andrews: School Experience Room (L101), Cyncoed Library

Breaking into writing & working in the world of sport

Author of several sports books, Jos Andrews offers a fascinating glimpse into her work as a BBC Series Producer for major sporting events including the Olympics & Six Nations.

Tuesday 28th March 11am-2pm Artist Books: Welsh Collection on ground floor of Cyncoed Library

Artists Book exhibition and craft activity stall

Experienced artist and curator of the Artists Book collection at Llandaff campus library, Doreen Barnaville & Art Librarian, Martha Lee will be on hand to show you how you can give an old unwanted book a new lease of life.

Thursday 2nd March 1-2pm – Joe Towns: School Experience Room (L101), Cyncoed Library

“Good writers borrow, great writers steal!” – how the library (and poetry) inspired Wimbledon and the Six Nations

Joe Towns is an experienced journalist, television producer and sports broadcaster.  He is also course director and lecturer of Cardiff Met’s new MSc in Sports Broadcasting.  He will look at the classic poems read by actors and sporting celebrities to create inspirational opening sequences for BBC One Sports coverage.

Monday 6th World Book Day cake stall: Cyncoed main reception

An only too rare chance to see library staff in World Book Day fancy dress – drop in and buy our cakes or donate towards the National Literacy Trust.

There’s also a chance to win some money with our 3-D modelling & graffiti wall competitions.  Click here (link to separate article) for more.