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Libraries Week 2022
Libraries Week 2022
Libraries Week is here again and this year we're celebrating Lifelong Learning.
Libraries play a central role in inspiring individuals to explore their potential at every stage of life, helping communities to thrive.
Take a look at our programme of events and activities for a taster of what your library has to offer you on your learning journey. (Downloadable PDF version of the programme.)
17 poets, 46 artists and academics, the voices of over 400 women…together they created #Herstory.
Now, as part of #LibrariesWeek 2022, we are delighted to share this rich and radical project with you online. Start your journey here….
Gannin alang the Wall film screening | Mon 3 Oct, 1pm | West End Library
Join us to watch a film about the real route of the Roman Wall, made by St James’ Heritage Group. To book, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Writing for Wellbeing | Tues 4 Oct, 10am-12pm | City Library
Local writer Helen Aitchison offers a gentle introduction to the physical and emotional mental health benefits of writing. Book at eventbrite.com
Crossings Community Choir | Tues 4 Oct, 5-7pm | City Library
This welcoming choir invites local people, asylum seekers, refugees and migrants to create, learn, and make meaningful connections. Drop in.
Memories Are Made of This | Wed 5 Oct, 11.30am-2.30pm | City Library, Bewick Hall
Come along to watch vintage TV adverts and enjoy activities for reminiscence and conversation. Drop in.
Cancer Awareness Talk | Thurs 6 Oct, 1.30-2.15pm | Fenham Library
Meet Healthworks and learn what signs and symptoms to look out for, find advice on how to cut down risk, and address any concerns. Drop in.
English Learners Reading Group | Thurs 6 Oct, 1-2pm | City Library, L3
Come along to this friendly, drop in reading group to improve your English language skills by reading aloud. No booking required
How to Use Times Digital Archive and British Library Newspapers | Fri 7 Oct, 2pm | City Library
Sit down with Gale, digital archives publisher, to learn all about the archives, how to use the online platform, and how to search historic newspapers for family histories, independent academic research, or satisfy your historic curiosity! Book at eventbrite.com
Code Club | Fri 7 Oct, 3.45-4.45pm | West End Library
Do you have a favourite computer game? Would you like to learn how to make your own? At Code Club you can learn how to make cool games, animations & websites too! For 9 – 13 year olds. Book at eventbrite.com
Day of Play | Sat 8 Oct, 11-3pm | City Library | Drop in
Playing isn't just fun, it's also a brilliant way to learn. And you are never too old to play! Join us for a family creative session to explore learning through play. For children of all ages and their families.
Did you know?
You can pick up a Libraries Week leaflet in City library and most branches.
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