The first is a Story and Rhyme Time for the under 5's from 10.30-11.30
The second is a craft session for children of all ages from 15.30-17.00
This month the Carnegie Library Reading Group is reading Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. It tells the story of a young Nigerian woman who emigrates to the United States for a university education and stays for work. If you would a copy of this book please ask at the enquiry desk and join us on Monday 2nd March at 7pm.
The Annual General Meeting of Friends of Carnegie Library will be held on Wednesday 18 March at 6.30 for 7.00 in the Gallery.
With the current threats posed to the library service throughout Lambeth by the Council’s proposed Cultural Strategy 2020 (see link below), it is essential for the membership to discuss and agree the way forward.
please see the posting entitled Campaign News on the Friends website by clicking here.
We are looking to recruit to the committee so if anyone is interested in standing a nomination form can be download by clicking here. To see job descriptions associated with the various committee post click here.
The quorum for the AGM is 20, but considering the importance of current issues, and the high turnout at the special membership meetings of 30 July and 19 November last year, a high attendance will be expected.
I hope to see you there
Chair, Friends of Carnegie Library
The popular Musical Adventure event presented by the Dionysus Quartet makes a welcome return to the Carnegie. The children’s concert introduces Continue reading
A Project Group was set up initially with Friends support, but later excluded the Friends. Having completed their options exercise, they should now disband. However, they have formed an unaccountable shadow trust board, run by a self-appointed trio, with the aim of taking over the Carnegie Library building. Their plans are unworkable and would result in closure of the library and loss by the community of our public building. Click on the link below to view a full report prepared by a former Chair of our group which explains the issues.
or here for summary of the report
OVERHE(a)R(e) connects artists in two global
cities to create work about what inspires them
‘over here’. Contribute to a global conversation
about place, perception and identity, seeing ‘the
simple good’ through the eyes of artists in
CHICAGO and LONDON.
You are cordially invited to this multi-artform event on Friday 9th January between 6-9pm. Food, wine and cocktails.
The artists whose works will feature comprise:
Angele Anise Carson Reiners Grace Needlman
CJ Hungerman Julie Cowan Paul Branton
David Anthony Geary Sarah Anna Hansen
Anni Holm Charles Jean-Pierre
Meg Peterson Paula MacArthur James Adams
Vincenzo Albano Kirsty Jones Raul Guerrero
I-M Jerome Monique Muffin Lynsey Morgann Laurence
Georgina Lowbridge Hannah Pratt
More information at:
This month the Carnegie Library Reading Group is reading Stonemouth by Iain Banks. The story follows a man returning to his home town after a sexual indiscretion at a wedding. If you would a copy of this book please ask at the enquiry desk and join us on Monday 12th January at 7pm.