Black Horse Drove – Library Bus

Black Horse Drove – Library Bus

The Library Bus visits Black Horse Drove on the third Friday of each month, stopping at the Community Centre between 12.30 – 12.50. It carries over 3,000 items including fiction, non-fiction, large print, books on CD and cassette and books for children of all ages. All are issued for 5 weeks and can be returned to another library if necessary. It is also equipped with a lift for wheelchair access. The service is free to…

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Littleport Library – Wednesdays at 1.30 are for young children!

Littleport Library – Wednesdays at 1.30 are for young children!

I’ve always been mad on books, and when I was young I was a regular visitor to the library. When I got older and moved away from home, I can honestly say I hadn’t thought to step into a library again in an age of cinema, TV streaming and Kindle downloads. However, when my son was born 3 years ago, within a few months of his birth I was back in the library. This time…

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The Library Presents

The Library Presents

On Sunday 7 October you can enjoy a dramatic and innovative production of Shakespeare’s Henry V at Littleport Leisure Centre. This fast-paced and dynamic show brings to life the legendary Siege of Harfleur and Battle of Agincourt. The production has been created by professional national touring company Librarian Theatre and is both a perfect introduction to Shakespeare and an enjoyable adaptation for those more familiar with the play. The show is suitable for ages ten…

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The Library Presents… Arts Alive Events in Spring 2018

The Library Presents… Arts Alive Events in Spring 2018

This autumn Littleport Library hosted famous author and comedian James Campbell performing Comedy 4 Kids. There were also some energetic samba drumming workshops. Thanks to everyone who attended these events that are part of The Library Presents … Arts Alive programme (funded by Arts Council England). In February 2018 Littleport Library presents two more fantastic professional performances. Robert Lloyd Parry will be performing ‘Oh Whistle’, two ghost stories by M R James, on Friday 2nd…

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What’s Happening at Littleport Library

What’s Happening at Littleport Library

Children and Young People Our wonderful volunteers continue to run our Library Lego Club on the 2nd Tues of each month from 15.45 till 16.45. Forthcoming dates (with the theme for the session) are as follows: 9th May – Pets 13th June – Monsters 11th July – Trains 8th Aug – Animals Children attending must be accompanied by an Adult. Please bring your own baseboard (with your name on the back) to each session. Over…

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Need a venue? Go to Littleport Library

Need a venue? Go to Littleport Library

Littleport Library has been a part of the community for many years, and offers great services from free internet to photocopying. The library is also the meeting place for several of the local clubs. The Littleport Digital Camera club and the Family Lego Club meet at the library every month. Last year also saw many fantastic events that were enjoyed by many of our residents. The adults enjoyed the ever popular Opera Dudes and Casting…

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What Your Local Library has to offer

What Your Local Library has to offer

As well as Adult & Junior book collections this library also provides: Audiobooks, Magazines, Fax Service, Photocopying & Printing, Free Internet: via the library PCs – up to 2hours OR via the Wi-Fi – unlimited Free e-books, e-magazines & e-newspapers, Free online databases, Use of a Scanner A Story/Rhymetime for under-5s takes place on Mondays at 11:00am during Term Time. If you are interested in joining the rota of volunteer Story Readers, then please talk…

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Arts Alive in Littleport Library

Arts Alive in Littleport Library

I’d like to start by saying a huge ‘Thank You’ to both the Adams Heritage Centre and the Littleport Library Digital Camera Club writes Louise Aldridge. To the former for mounting an exhibition of the Spray Can Art that was created over last Summer, and to the latter for photographing the artwork so we would have a permanent record once the exhibition was over. Anyone who would like to collect their spray can art is…

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Arts are Alive in Littleport Library

Arts are Alive in Littleport Library

On March 24th Littleport Library played host to its first Arts Alive in Libraries event, a performance of two M R James ghost stories by local actor, Robert Lloyd Parry. I am delighted to say that the feedback from the forty seven strong audience was also extremely positive; “Excellent, atmospheric, very entertaining and spine chilling!”; “So nice to come to something local and affordable.”; “Really enjoyable performance. Extremely good value!”; “Hope there are more events…

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Meet the Master of Ghost Story-telling

Meet the Master of Ghost Story-telling

Robert Lloyd Parry, local actor and founder of the Nunkie Theatre Company, will be visiting Littleport Library to present his thrilling one-man show which brings to life the spine-chilling ghost stories of M R James. The performance will take place on Friday 20th March between 7:30-9:30pm (including interval) in an appropriately atmospheric venue; the Victorian building that houses Littleport’s Public Library. This is the first event in Littleport’s Arts Alive in Libraries programme, an Arts…

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