As a new venture for the Young Friends, we’re offering art workshops for children, on Saturday mornings, starting this Saturday, November the 9th. This week, Liz Collier, an exciting local artist, is going to be leading a session based on doodling. The sessions are totally FREE to Friends, and only £2 for others. 10am toContinue reading “Art workshops for children”
This summer’s Young Friends’ activities involve story telling and crafts. They have the theme ‘Shaggy Dogs Tales’; see the poster below for details of meeting dates.
Despite the flooding the park cafe remains open – and has great views of the flood water! The pumps have started, but it will take two weeks to clear the waters and ready the park for re-opening. Meanwhile, why not go along and try the great coffee and delicious cakes; perhaps we should suggest theyContinue reading “Park cafe is still open!”
Work to create the new reading cafe is proceeding at top speed, with the aim of getting it ready in time for the summer. The Friends and the council team are very excited about the prospect, the layout and the furnishings look lovely, and a huge list of books, newspapers and journals has been submitted by the Friends!Continue reading “Progress at the reading cafe”
The work’s starting at the cafe, with the old kitchen being taken out this week. The library staff are still keen to hear what books we’d like to see stocked – see this month’s newsletter, and the council are looking to recruit staff, full- and part-time, the details are here.