Friday, 4 April 2014

News From Cambridgeshire Libraries 04-APR-2014

Easter opening times

All Libraries and Library Access Points will be closed for the Easter Bank Holiday on the following dates:
  • Friday 18 April, Good Friday 
  • Sunday 20 April, Easter Sunday
  • Monday 21 April, Easter Monday 
The mobile libraries Easter timetable is available on the website.

Engage at Central

The Voicing the Garden talk at Central Library on 20 March has been rescheduled for 8 April. The illustrated talk by Juliet Day, Development Officer at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden, focuses on the Voicing the Garden community history project.

A speaker from the Dementia Friends will giving a talk at 2pm on 25 April. Come and learn about what it's like to live with dementia and how to turn that understanding into action.

Huntingdonshire Music School take-over at St Ives Library

The Huntingdonshire Music School Association is bringing a number of instruments to St Ives Library to encourage people to try out, play for fun or have a taster lesson.

You will also have the opportunity to listen to live performances and sing along. Come along on Saturday 12 April, 10.00am to 12.30pm.

Your Life, Your Choice drop-in events

Visit a Your Life, Your Choice drop-in event to find out about support available to anyone living with a long term illness or disability. The sessions are also suitable for anyone providing unpaid support to adult family members/friends who could not manage without this help or those struggling with an age related condition.

Drop-in sessions are taking place across the county.

Spring Online

Join us at one of our Spring Online events. The sessions will include demonstrations of our e-offer, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers

If you have a device, bring it along. We will help you to get set up and show you the best online services.

Put a spring in your step with a Healthy Walk

Walking for Health is an organisation that work with individuals, groups and organisations to set up and manage health walks schemes across England. Walks are free, last between 30-60 minutes and run weekly in Wisbech, March and Whittlesey.

Find out more, contact Sam Miller on 01480 376300 or email us

Recommended read, April

Looking for inspiration when choosing your next book? Our Hot new books, Author profile of the month and Top 100 popular authors provide a great place to find your next book.

Why not visit our Reading page to find out how you can join a local reading group?

Forthcoming events and activities

Click on your local library to discover what events and activities are coming up in the next few months.

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