Category Archives: Library events

Treads at Blandford Library

Treads is a friendly and safe place young people aged 12 to 19 years old can come to for advice or support you may need. This could be anything from money worries, bullying, exam stresses or sexual health advice….. We … Continue reading

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New Reading Group at Swanage Library

Come along to the first meeting of Swanage Library Reading Group, Wednesday 9 January, 10.30am – 11.30am. The aim is to establish a group of like-minded people, whose pleasure in books will be a common link. There will be discussions … Continue reading

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Sign up for the Young Writers Squad

Published writer Sue Ashby will be leading a young writers workshop for 11-14 year olds at Blandford Library. The workshops will run on a fortnightly basis, commencing on Saturday 17 November from 10.30 am – 12.30pm. To reserve a free … Continue reading

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Nell Leyshon at Highcliffe Library

Dorset Library Service and the Friends of Christchurch Libraries invite you to meet Dorset based novelist and playwright Nell Leyshon, 22 November, 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm at Highcliffe Library. Nell is the author of ‘Black Dirt’, ‘Devotion’ and ‘The Colour of … Continue reading

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Free Writing Workshop at Bridport Library

Join us for a Writing Wokshop with Rosie Jackson on Thursday 15 November at Bridport Library, 10am-1pm. Learn how to write short stories and get tips for making your writing vibrant and compelling. Get inspired! Workshops are free but places … Continue reading

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Verwood Library calling interested volunteers

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer in your local community? If so, come along to Verwood Library and meet Ken Brearley who works for the Dorset Volunteer Centre to see what opportunities are available.  Tuesday 13November, 10am – 12 pm  … Continue reading

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The Children’s Laureate Libraries tour arrives in Weymouth

More than 250 local school children packed the library in Weymouth to see Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson, bestselling author of over 150 books, bring some of her hugely popular stories to life through special dramatisations.  Weymouth Library, which is run … Continue reading

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