Today, 9th February, is National Libraries Day.
Go and support your local library. If you haven’t been in a while, go and see what is available. It is still FREE to join (id needed) and opens up a whole new world to anyone who wants to explore the shelves (real or virtual). Can’t get in today? Join online.
Check what is happening on twitter today using the #tag :
My local library, Addlestone in Surrey:
Big storytime and Pirate Treasure Hunt at 10.30am. It’s free too and no need to book.
“@AddlestoneLib: Big Storytime & Pirate Treasure Hunt on Sat 9 Feb 10:30am Just turn up, its free #NLD13 http://t.co/pfNjGXin” #addlestone
Go and ask the staff what YOUR local library offers in 2013. You might find more than you expected.
Interesting article on the history of the FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE in the UK