Thursday, September 23, 2010

September/October events in Sligo Library

Date: Tuesday 7th September 2010.
Time: 8pm
The GIY ( Grow it Yourself) organisation are meeting in Sligo Central Library. This Group, chaired by Niall McAlister,was formed so that organic farmers and like minded plant and vegetable enthusiasts had a forum where they could voice their opinions. It allows all to share their knowledge base with each other regarding growing your own foodstuffs. If interested in joining this group please ring Sligo Central Library on 071 9111675.

Date: Friday September 24th 2010.
Time: 7pm onwards
Kids Own Publishing are planning to host an event to celebrate Culture Night 2010 in Sligo Central Library. There will be 3 workshops where participants will have a live link to an author's or illustrator's workshop.

The three authors/illustrators are:
1. Niamh Sharkey - Workshop Number 1 from 7-7.30pm
2. Marie Louise Fitzpatrick - Workshop Number 2 from 7.45-8.15pm
3. Annie West - Workshop Number 3 from 8.30-pm

Participants are asked to arrive 15 minutes in advance of the workshop starting in order to attend a pre-workshop activity. All children must be accompanied by an adult and there is a maximum number of 20 participants (including adults) per workshop.

Date: October
Time: TBA
Children’s Book Festival: Three author visits are organized in conjunction with the school service:

Annie West 4th October 3 workshops throughout the day
Malachy Doyle 6th October 3 Readings throughout the day
Tom McCaughren 20th October 3 Readings throughout the day

Date: Thursday 14th October 2010
Time: 7pm
Lecture by Fred Freeman on “ The Songs of Robert Burns” in Sligo Central Library.