Events, news and reading
An overview of events and promotions taking place in our libraries throughout the year. We work in close partnership with national and local organisations to bring you a range of exciting activities and initiatives to support reading, learning and community life in Leicester.
Our monthly newsletter has information about events, activities and the exciting books we have on our shelves. If you would like to subscribe to receive this by email, please ask at your local library.
'A boy and a bear in a boat' - a play at your local libraries
Come and enjoy a play for children and families, adapted from the award winning novel by David Shelton and featuring live music and movement. 'A boy and a bear in a boat' is a funny, thoughtful and thrilling adventure for everyone 5 years and older. Performances will take place at the following libraries:
|Saturday 6 August 2016||Pork Pie Library and Community Centre||11am|
Tickets are £4 each, library members will pay £3. You can get tickets from the libraries mentioned above or book online at Sparks Arts for Children.
Get more information by viewing the poster on the following link: A boy and a bear poster.
Everybody’s Reading is a nine-day festival of all things reading related. We have many events in libraries across the city as part of this festival.
More information about the festival is available on our Everybody's Reading link under the 'quick links' above.
We also support:
Events and activities for children and young people
For details please go to our:
- Children and Young People's section
A reading group is an exciting opportunity to get together with others to try authors and titles you might not have considered and share your thoughts about books.
For further details, visit our reading groups section.
We frequently produce booklists to help our members find the books they love. Lists we have produced have including crime fiction, great books for 11+ year olds and 'ghostly and gruesome'. We aim to give our readers a sample of the great books we have.
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