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Holiday Fun with the Western Cape Library Service

14 July 2017

With the school holidays upon us, the Western Cape Library Service kicked off their holiday programme at the Oppie Berg Mini Library in Ceres on 5 July 2017. Read More

Oral History Celebrated In Beaufort West

17 August 2016

Beaufort West has a unique history. It is a town of many firsts: it is the oldest South African municipality, the birthplace of world-renowned heart surgeon, Dr Chris Barnard, the first motel was started in 1852 and so the list goes on. Read More

Keeping Our Heritage Alive Through Oral History

19 April 2016

Sharing the personal histories of residents of Gouda and Saron was the highlight of the Oral History event that took place in Gouda on 18 April 2016. Read More

Minister Marais Officially Opens Hangberg Public Library

4 March 2016

On Thursday 3 March 2016 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially opened the Hangberg Read More

Oral History Initiative Launched At Piketberg Library

2 March 2016

Another Oral History Initiative was launched by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Bergrivier Municipality on Monday 29 Februa Read More

Launch Of Mini Library Grants Big Opportunities For Slanghoek Community

9 December 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in collaboration with Breede Valley Municipality launched a mini library at the Slanghoek Primary School in Slanghoek Valley, Worceste Read More

People Of Hawston Encouraged To Continue Sharing Their Rich History

7 December 2015

It is Sir Terry Pratchett who once said, “People think that stories are shaped by people. In fact, it is the other way around.” Read More

Official Opening of Prince Alfred’s Hamlet Library

13 November 2014

Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, together with the MEC for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo will officially open the R5 million Prince Alfred’s Hamlet Community Library on Friday, 14 November 2014... Read More

The Open Book Festival is in Cape Town

18 September 2014

The annual Open Book Festival will run from 17 - 21 September 2014 at various locations around Cape Town. Read More