Bracknell and Ascot bookworm celebrations

Published: 6 Feb 2013 16:300 comments

BOOK lovers can enjoy a myriad of activities this Saturday (February 9) to mark National Libraries Day across Bracknell Forest.

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In the newly-refurbished central library, in Town Square, musical youngsters will be able to enjoy a special singing and rhyming event between 11-11.45am.

Meanwhile, slithering snake sock puppets, mobiles and Chinese fans will be the big draw at Benetfeld Road's Binfield library.

Activities will run from 10.30am-3pm, including word searches, colouring, mazes and games, as well as a bounce and rhyme session for pre-school children at 11am followed by storytime for ages four to seven at 2.30pm.

For more information email binfield.library@bracknell-forest.gov.uk or call 01344 306663.

For the adults, Ascot Heath Library, in Fernbank Road, will be hosting a coffee morning on the day.

For details email ascotheath.library@bracknell-forest.gov.uk or call 01344 884030.

Cllr Iain McCracken, executive member for culture, corporate services and public protection, said: "National Libraries Day is a UK-wide event to celebrate the important role libraries play in our communities.

"I'm delighted that our Bracknell Forest Libraries are involved and I hope the our residents make the most of the activities on offer on the day and throughout the year."

For more information about all these events go to www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/libraries

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