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Studio Upstairs creativity workshop, Central Library, Oct 1

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Business women in action, Croydon Central Library, Nov 21

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Green Spaces Open Day Nature Talk, Central Library, Jun 8

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Children’s free craft activities, Central Library, Jun 8

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Woodland Trust Talk, Croydon Central Library, Jun 8

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Green Spaces Open Day, Croydon Central Library, Jun 8

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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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Youth poetry tour examines Dystopia and Utopia in Croydon

The Young People’s Laureate for London, Caleb Femi brings his first tour to inspire 13 to 25-year-olds to pursue poetry and establish their own collectives at Croydon Central Library tomorrow. From 2pm, there will be workshops sessions on the theme … Continue reading

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Hidden talents have been discovered by writing competition

A Croydon-based children’s book editor is one of the 19 winners of the City of Stories writing competition, launched by Spread to Word, and the Association of London Chief Librarians, to discover hidden talent in London libraries. The competition followed … Continue reading

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London laureate is making a return visit to Central Library

Caleb Femi, the Young People’s Laureate for London, is to make a return visit to Croydon Central Library next month. Femi’s tour dates of outer London are to be announced tomorrow, Setpember 28 – which is National Poetry Day. A … Continue reading

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Young laureate ‘brings the conversation’ to Croydon’s backyard

Caleb Femi, the Young People’s Laureate for London, will end his outer London tour by visiting Croydon Central Library this Wednesday, July 5. Femi is on a mission to inspire young people to express their voices thorough poetry. Part of … Continue reading

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Let’s make our libraries the cornerstones of our communities

VOTE 2014: TIMOTHY GODFREY, spokesman on arts and culture for the local Labour group, outlines his party’s policy for the borough’s marginalised and privatised public library service Something has gone terribly wrong at Croydon libraries. When the then Labour Council … Continue reading

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Carillion cuts jobs just weeks after taking over libraries

Up to eight professionals working across Croydon’s network of 13 branch libraries face redundancy, just a few weeks after a firm of builders which had never pitched for the job took over the running of the borough’s libraries. Four of … Continue reading

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