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.

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 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 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."

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