May 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to our Quarterly update on everything affecting Stockton Heath library and its Friends. Temporary closure of Stockton Heath Library for redevelopment Stockton Heath Library closed on Saturday 1st June for redevelopment and will re-open end of August/early September. During the closure, Lymm and Warrington Libraries are the nearest to…

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Crime Scene Investigation

Come to Stockton Heath Library and hear from prize-winning novelist Margaret Murphy working in consultation with policing and forensics expert, Helen Pepper enthral audiences with their novels written under the pseudonym Ashley Dyer. Monday 8th April at 6:30pm Tickets only £3, available from any Livewire Library, Refreshments provided.

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Here I am !

FREE WRITING AND STORYTELLING WORKSHOPS FOR ADULT BEGINNERS Come and get inspired to think of, write and perform a story in front of an audience as part of World Book Night on 23 April 2019. Starting 11th April at Orford Park Library, 12.30pm to 2 pm for 6 weeks* And…

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What Killed the Warrington Academy ?

Come along and hear Bill Cooke’s fascinating talk about the origins of Warrington and hear the events that conspired to bring about this diverse town. THESE ARE ALL NEW TALKS !! Following on from his successful series of talks on Warrington which took place last year Bill has put together…

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Meet Kate Ellis – Crimewriter

Join awarding-winning crime writer Kate Ellis at the Woolston Neighbourhood Hub as she talks about how her writing career started, her books and the writing process as well as doing some readings. Kate Ellis is the author of three historical crime novels and many short stories and has sold three-quarters…

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January 2019 Newsletter

2018 was an amazing year for the Friends, with so many successes it is hard to list them all. From the popular talks by Bill Cooke to Stockton Heath Festival, to a wonderful Wine Tasting evening. The film nights go from strength to strength and in the autumn we introduced…

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Lasting Powers of Attorney

Come along to this FREE presentation and learn all you need to safeguard your future. Why they are so Important ? OK, you’ve heard they’re a good idea but don’t really know what they do or why you should have them. Who should arrange them and when? How can I…

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Board Games Nights in 2019

Board gaming nights are held on the third Thursday of every month Thursday 21st February Thursday 21st March Thursday 18th April Thursday 16th May from 7.30pm until 10.30pm at Stockton Heath Library. A variety of games will be on offer from simple to complex, short to long, player vs player or ones where you…

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The Great North West Read

22 library authorities are promoting one book! The Craftsman has been selected as the “Great North West Read” and the book everyone should read this autumn.  Described as chilling, eerie and intense we can’t wait to welcome the author, Sharon Bolton, to Warrington Library for what we know will be…

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3D Christmas Stars

Come along to Stockton Heath Library on Saturday 17th November from 10:00am to 12:30pm. Tickets cost just £3 and includes refreshments. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. See staff for tickets.

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