National Libraries Day – 4th February – Celebrated in Minchinhampton

COME AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR KEEPING A PUBLIC LIBRARY IN MINCHINHAMPTON

SATURDAY 4TH FEBRUARY – LOVE YOUR LIBRARY – CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARIES DAY AT MINCHINHAMPTON LIBRARY

WITH AUTHORS: Jenny Joseph, Alice Jolly, Cindy Jefferies, Seb Goffe & John Dougherty and ‘Familiar Minch Faces’ sharing their favourite books

READINGS, MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT, AND A FUN ACTIVITY FOR THE CHILDREN

9.30am – 12 noon     (provisional timings below)

09.30     Readings by Jenny Joseph (award winning writer poet & reader, renowned for the poem ‘Warning’) and classical guitar music with MichaelDinesh

09.45      Alice Jolly (local novelist & playwright who teaches creative writing at Oxford University)

10.15       Cindy Jefferies (popular teen author) and Seb Goffe (author of Stadium School)

10.45      John Dougherty (children’s author, poet and songwriter)

11.15       Familiar Minch Faces sharing their favourite books and music played by MichaelDinesh

A wonderful opportunity to come together and have a happy time. We would like the 4th to be a focus for more people to join the library or rejoin it if their membership has lapsed, so please tell your neighbours and friends to come along.

As you know our Library is still under threat of closure as a public library.  However, after the judge’s ruling on equality, from 30th January 2012 we have a six-week opportunity to fill in the GCC Consultation Questionnaire and to make a convincing case why we need a public library in Minchinhampton.  MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS WILL BE EMAILED SOON.

WATCH THIS SPACE: Look at our website for details of a Prize Draw open to all those people who join our library in February.

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