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Upcoming Events

Legendary Adventures Day

Legendary Adventures Day

Children's library
29th April 2017
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"How To Promote your Book" with Diane Hinds

"How To Promote your Book" with Diane Hinds

Guille-Alles Library
10th May 2017
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Reading Group: Birdsong

Reading Group: Birdsong

10th May 2017 to 13th May 2017
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Childrens staff had a great time today dressed up as their favourite literary characters for our activities day as part of #GuernseyHeritageFestival. Can you tell who is who?
Who is the fairest of them all? Fun times at our magical myths, fairytale and legends day! #GuernseyHeritageFestival
Myths, legends and fairytales with Winnie the Witch and Mary Poppins! Still time to join in he activities for our fun day as part of the Heritage Festival.
Last night we were treated to a tour of the Library building with one of our original staff. 100 years after his death, John Linwood Pitts played by John Gaisford from Guernsey History in Action returned to the Library to explain how in 1882 his friends Thomas Guille and Frederick Alls managed to realise their boyhood dream of opening a library in Guernsey. The tour took in the whole building, including areas not normally open to the public, and encompassed all of the Librarys history, from the earliest days through the Great War and the Occupation up to the present day. Mr Pitts pointed out unique aspects of the building, and told colourful stories of the staff and public who have populated it over the years such as the early staff member who resigned on the grounds of being confined indoors too long. Due to popular demand, well be running more tours later in the year. Watch this space for more details! In the meantime, find out more about our history at #Guernsey #loveguernsey #livinghistory #libraries #lovelibraries #librariesofinstagram #guernseyhistory #localhistory #channelislands