Category Archives: Libraries

Cabinet member says Brick by Brick could build on libraries

GENE BRODIE, our bookish gyms correspondent, on the latest inadvertent slip by a council cabinet member which betrays the next possible target for the council’s ‘award-winning’ house-builders Brick by Brick’s insatiable appetite for turning public property into mainly private flats … Continue reading

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Charity worker named winner of short story competition

A Croydon-based charity worker is one of 21 regional winners of the City of Stories writing competition, a scheme which inspired people to re-engage with libraries in record numbers. Deborah Torr, aged 24, who works for the international development charity … Continue reading

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First Aid for Babies and Toddlers, Upper Norwood, Nov 10

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Audience with Christopher Bowden, Upper Norwood, Oct 20

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Nightmare Before Christmas, Upper Norwood Library, Nov 3

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Creative writing workshop, Upper Norwood Library, from Jul 30

In this short writing course, you will be introduced to the art of storytelling and the versatility of language. Starting with some easy and fun writing exercises to learn how to write characters, dialogue, settings and moods, participants will work … Continue reading

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The Clutter Monster with Sally Walford, Upper Norwood, Jul 27

The Clutter Monster lives in the land of Mess, a monster who loves nothing more than very messy children and very messy playrooms. This story for children tells the tale of one dark night when two messy children are spotted … Continue reading

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