Read All About It!
Our Wednesday afternoon book club takes place on Wednesday 4th September from 1:30pm – 2:30pm, so why not come and indulge your love of books?
This month our Monday morning Library Club meets on Monday 2nd September from 9:30am – 12pm. Come along to get some help choosing your books and a chat over a cuppa.
Local and Community History Month
This month we have lots of events planned for this special yearly festival.
The events include:
A free Ancestry for Beginners workshop (Uttoxeter: Fri 6th Sept, 10am -12noon; Barton: Wed 11th Sept, 2-4pm; Burton: Thu 19th Sept, 10am – 12noon
A walk around Barton village with local historian Arthur Kennedy (Barton: Wed 4th Sept, 10:30am – 12noon)
Richard III: The King Under the Car Park evening talk with the University of Leicester (Burton: Mon 16th Sept, 7-9pm)*
A free Family History for Beginners workshop (Burton: Tue 17th Sept, 10am – 12noon)
Family craft activities with the National Memorial Arboretum (Burton: Sat 21st Sept, 2-4pm)
The World of the Staffordshire Hoard evening talk with Dr Kevin Leahy (Burton: Wed 25th Sept, 7-9pm)*
A free Beyond Ancestry workshop (Burton: Fri 27th Sept, 10am – 12noon)
* there is a small charge of £3.00 (or £3.50 for non-library-members) for these events. Please book early by phoning the library to secure your place!
Children’s Writing Workshop
Also the Burton Writing Squad workshop starts this month. This is a creative writing group aimed at 8-11 year olds and led by a professional writer. The group will meet monthly at Burton Library on Saturday mornings, and the first session is Saturday 7th September, from 10:30am – 12noon. To book a place, email email@example.com .
This month, we’re meeting on Tuesday 24th September for a chat about books you love with our friendly library staff. Drop by from 10am – 12pm for free refreshments, free books, and some great ideas for what to read next.
Thanks to Paul Tovell for the info.