STAFF will be celebrated as part of National Libraries Day this year.

To mark the day, on Saturday February 9, Essex Libraries will be holding events across the county.

Customer experiences, celebrating the difference staff make to communities, will be shared on the service’s Facebook page and Twitter feed.

Events around Colchester including a Hungry Caterpillar storytime and craft session at West Mersea library from 10.30am to 11.30am, and Daddy Cool with stories and rhymes for kids and dads at Colchester Library from 11.15am.

To find out more about the events visit the library website.