Support your local library on National Libraries Day 7th February 2015.
Encourage a friend to enroll, borrow some books or attend one of the events listed below.
Cambridge Central Library:
Relax and Listen – An informal reading aloud session.
2 to 3.30pm; 3rd floor conference room; free; drop-in.
Reading Group For Children – We’ll be launching a NEW reading group for children aged 6 to 8 years old and their parents or carers.
2 to 3pm; 3rd floor; parents/carers to stay with their children.
“Treasure Your Library” Special Storytime: Monday 9th February 2015, Children’s Library,10.30-11.30am, free, drop-in. Parents/carers to stay with their children.
Pirate Workshop with illustrator Marion Lindsay – Join in the fun at this pirate workshop with illustrator Marion Lindsay and make your own treasure-seeking pirate!
2:30-4:45pm; free; drop-in.
Meet Ali McNamara, Marion Lindsay and more! – Come along and join us on National Libraries Day for a fun day of treasure-themed events and activities for all ages. Celebrate what your library means to you and discover new hidden treasures about your library service. There will be lots of different activities throughout the day for everyone to enjoy and take part in such as; children’s crafts, treasure trails for children and adults, Airfix model making and lots more!
Author Ali McNamara will be here from 10.30am to 12.30 to chat and sign her books! Illustrator Marion Lindsay will be doing a children’s craft session! Drop in anytime throughout the day and join in the adventure.
10am to 4pm; free.
Arts and Crafts with Marian Savill – To celebrate National Libraries Day, Chatteris Library is holding an Art and Craft Event for children and their families. Marian Savill will be providing lots of fun crafts for the children.
2 to 3.30pm; free; parents/carers to stay with their children.
Rock Road Library:
Meet children’s illustrator Carolina Rabei – Create a treasure island and pirate ships with Carolina Rabei, whose stunning debut book ‘Snow’ is published by Faber and Faber. Copies available for purchase at the event. Aimed at children aged 5+.
2 to 3.15pm; free but ticketed; parents/carers to stay with their children.
Treasure Trail – Come along and discover the treasures your library has to offer. Join us for a treasure trail, craft activity or discover the treasures on display from the Sawtry History Society.
9.30 to 12.30am; free; drop-in.
St Neots Library:
Join us for a day of fun activities, and learn more about what’s available in your local library!
Musical Storytime: 10.30am
Treasure Map Craft: 11am-3pm
Library Treasure Trail: 10am-3pm
Refreshments: 11am-12 noon
e-Services Demonstration: 10am-12 noon – Bring your smartphone or tablet and learn how to download and e-Book, e-Magazine or e Newspapers.
10am to 3pm; free; drop-in.