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MELKSHAM Library has some interesting events coming up in October to suit all ages.
Saturday 14th: 10.30 – 11am. Books Galore! A special storytime to celebrate the Family Learning Festival. Come and listen to stories chosen and read to you by library staff. The books we will be reading show what fun books and reading can be.
Saturday 14th: 11am – 12pm. Book Art Craft Session. Celebrate ‘Libraries Week’, come along and create your own unique piece of art using old book pages. Ages 5 – 10. The event is free and materials will be provided but please book a place by contacting the library. Tel: 702039
Thursday 19th: 3pm – 7pm. Volunteer Recruitment Event. Come along and speak to a representative of the ‘Melksham Remembers’ Project, a HLF-funded project which will explore Melksham’s role in WW1 to see if you can help. If you decide to volunteer, you will be helping with research for the project. Just turn up to meet a representative.
Saturday 21st: 10.30 – 11.30 am. ‘Time Machine’: A Mobile Medieval Museum. A chance for children to travel back to Medieval times, learn to swordfight like a man at arms, dress up as a knight or princess, and hold genuine medieval artefacts like bones, pottery and silver coins. You can also make your own Magna Cartas and learn how to seal them with wax… There will also be a medieval knight in full armour! Suitable for ages 4+. This is a free event but please contact the library to book a place. Tel: 01225 702039
Monday 23rd: 5.30pm – 7pm. ‘Behind the Scenes’: Mobile Medieval Museum. A chance for adults and older children to explore the gritty realities behind Medieval England. The museum will reveal their rarer artefacts for you to handle, talk about Medieval life, the Plague, why war with France was a national hobby, and what we can learn about board games from the vicious Vikings… There will also be a medieval knight in full armour! This is a free event but please contact the library to book a place. Tel: 01225 702039
Thursday 26th: 10.30-11am. Create Your Own Family Adventure! A fun and creative story-writing session for the whole family. Come and be inspired!
For further information, call into the Library in Lowbourne or see their website.