World Book Day 7th March

wbd-logo-2013Celebrate World Book day with Wakefield Libraries. Meet award-winning authors Annabel Pitcher and Michael Stewart on Thursday 7th at 4.30pm in the Learning Zone at Wakefield Library. They will be reading extracts from their books, ‘My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece’ and ‘King Crow’, talking about their writing careers and signing books. (Free event. Suitable for young people and adults. Please book on 01924 302700 or email:

Bookstart Bear will be visiting library storytimes to celebrate with young story lovers and you can meet him on Monday 4th March at Airedale Library 10 – 11am,Wednesday 6th March at Ossett Library 10:30 – 11am, Friday 8th March at Horbury Library 2:15 – 3pm, Tuesday 12th March South Elmsall Library Tues 10:15 – 11am and Wakefield One Library 1:30 – 2:30pm, Friday 15th March Hemsworth Library 10:30 – 11am

Come and meet him and collect a free £1 token which can be exchanged for a World Book Day book. You can find out about the books and participating retailers here Ther’s a free app for teenagers too as well as lots of games, competitons and fun.

There will also be storytimes at Featherstone Library Monday 4th 11-11.30, Stanley Library Monday 4th 11.30-12, Knottingley Library Tuesday 5th 10-11 am and Normanton Library Thursday 7th 10.30 -11.30.

Featherstone LIbrary will be holding a coffee morning on Thursday 7th 10-12, so pop in for a coffee and chat about your favourite books.


Posted on March 1, 2013, in Authors, What's On. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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