Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Art of Falling

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Join us at South Elmsall Library on Friday 18 March, 2-4pm for our first Read Regional event of 2016. The afternoon will start with exploring poetry, led by poet Anna Woodford. Anna will provide a selection of modern poetry to read and discuss. This session is for anyone, for poetry lovers or people who haven’t opened a poetry book since leaving school- come along and give it a try! Later in the afternoon, Kin Moore will be reading from her collection ‘The Art of Falling’  You can find out more about Kim and her poetry on the Read Regional page here.

The afternoon is free, but please contact South Elmsall Library  on 01977 723220 or email southelmsalllibrary@wakefield.gov.uk to reserve a place.

 

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World Book Day 2016

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Thursday 3 March is World Book Day and all week libraries are holding special storytimes and giving out World Book Day tokens which can be exchanged for the special World Book Day books at any participating retailer. Everybody’s favourite blue bear, Bookstart  Bear will be making some special guest appearances too. He will be at Featherstone Library on World Book Day but you can meet him at other libraries too – see the What’s On page for details. There are lots of ideas and competitions on the World Book Day website  and on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 4 young people can take part in Teenfest- follow it on Twitter with #WBDTEENFEST

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