On Saturday 14th June we are once again proud to be taking part in this well-established annual event. Over the past seven years the Friends of Carnegie Library have renovated the formerly derelict enclosed garden at the rear of the library, in co-operation with Lambeth Council and with funding from the Big Lottery Fund under the BBC Breathing Places scheme and the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association.
We’ll be open 10am – 5pm, with refreshments, Continue reading
As part of the Chelsea Fringe the Carnegie Library is hosting ‘Go Wild at Carnegie Library’ on Saturday 7th June. The day includes Continue reading
The Anatomy of Dreams is the title given to the solo exhibition of paintings and scultures from Continue reading
With the local elections coming up on 22nd May, representatives from Libraries for Life for Londoners (LLL) have prepared a list of suggested questions to put to candidates regarding library services:
In our August 2013 Newsletter I reported statistics of library usage showing the numbers of visitors and issues in each location gave a picture at Carnegie of continued improvement. For example, there were 200 more visits in October 2012 than October 2011, and 580 more in April 2013 than April 2012.
There were also more issues and a marked increase in Continue reading
Join Jean-Christophe for fun, music and singing for 3-7 years (parent/carer participation encouraged!)
Wednesday 16th April, 2pm
188 Herne Hill Road
London SE24 0AG Ph. 020 7926 6050 Continue reading
There will be a fun Easter egg hunt in the Carnegie Library garden followed by an Easter arts and crafts session for children of all ages.
Friday 11th April, 2.30pm
188 Herne Hill Road
London SE24 0AG
Ph. 020 7926 6050
Our AGM is next Thursday (20th) at the Library. Please come along. 6.30 for 7pm.
Free wine & nibbles.
You might like to consider joining our committee. The basic commitment is to attend a meeting on the second Monday of each month (except August) from 7 – 9 pm. Tea, coffee and biscuits supplied. As well as Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary, roles include membership secretary, newsletter editor, publicity and communications (including digital). We also have a busy Events subcommittee to co-ordinate events throughout the year. So there is something for everyone and never a dull moment. We don’t always agree but Continue reading
There is a category for young writers of 21 and under.
The selected plays will be rehearsed with a professional cast and director and staged as part of the Lambeth Readers and writers Festival on 30th and 31st May 2014 in the new performance space at the Library Building, Clapham. Continue reading