LIBRARIES are challenging residents to 'do something different; this January, whether it is doing a craft, hobby, sport, or even reading a book.

There will be lots of activities in libraries across Denbighshire to help inspire, including arts and crafts demonstrations, book displays, knitting, and learning how to play chess.

Activities on offer include:

Monday, January 20 10.30am until 12pm - Make a Mindfulness Jar at Rhuddlan Library.

Monday, January 20 2pm until 3.30pm - Make a Mindfulness Jar at Rhyl Library.

Tuesday, January 21 1pm until 3pm - Play Chess at Rhyl Library (traditionally and also online).

Thursday, January 23 10.30am until 12pm - Craft and Chat at Prestatyn Library.

Friday, January 24 10.30am until 12pm - Make a Mindfulness Jar at St Asaph Library.

A spokesperson from Denbighshire County Council said: "Learning something new is a great way to make you feel good and build your confidence.

"It is important to connect with other people, take time to have a chat with friends and family, and meet new people."