Monday, 3 February 2014

Blueskin Bay Library

by Louise Booth

Welcome to 2014; we have events suitable for all age groups planned for February.

Our story times will now take place on Thursday afternoons, 2:00-2:30pm. Have fun with your child, and enjoy half an hour of stories and rhymes, both old and new. Suitable for pre-school children and their care-givers.

The Summer Reading Programme prize-giving is on Saturday 8 February, 12-1pm. All children who have participated in the programme and brought back their booklets will receive a prize, and there will be live entertainment.

Our next Blueskin Book Share will be held on Friday 28 February at 10:30am. Join us for a chat over morning tea about what you are currently reading.

Janet de Wagt will be running another rug-making workshop on Saturday 22 February, 10:30am-12:30pm. Janet, who has worked on community art projects all over the world, is creating a three-dimensional rug artwork for Blueskin Bay Library, and invites you to join in with strip preparation, plaiting or sewing.

Finally, local resident and author Peter Matheson will talk about his book Argula von Grumbach (1492-1554/7): a woman of her time on Thursday 27 February, 5:30-7:00pm at the Blueskin Bay Library. Peter will have a few copies of his book to sell and there will be drinks and nibbles provided. Watch this space, more details soon!

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