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Mary Prince - Britain's First Black Woman Autobiographer

Paddington Library celebrated Black History Month in October with a well-attended event with historian Beverley Duguid, who gave an illustrated talk about Mary Prince… 71 more words

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Charlie's Trips at Paddington Library

Local author Jack Felson recently gave a thoughtful and interesting talk about his novel Charlie’s Trips to the Paddington Library Reader’s Group and guests.

The book is a futuristic version of The Wizard of Oz, a dark tale that deals and plays with many of America’s institutions and values such as family, religion, army, marriage and fame.It’s a science-fiction work as well as a comedy, a social satire and a disaster story. 54 more words

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Guided walks from Paddington Library

Staff from City Lit have been leading free, well attended local walks for the local community, starting at the library. The most recent walks began at… 99 more words

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This week in The Big Friendly Read

The heatwave seems to have left us (for the time being at least) – but don’t worry, even if the weather is rubbish we have lots to entertain younger customers in our libraries! 85 more words

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Mohini Kent at Paddington Library

Last week, author Mohini Kent visited the Paddington Library readers’ group (plus guests) to talk about her recently published novel Black Taj.

The novel is set in India in 1993 and is about a Hindu woman’s relationship with a Muslim man. 49 more words

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The latest from Westminster Community Information

Argue like a pro

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Want to sharpen up your debating skills?

Westminster has not one but three debating clubs within easy reach; the… 178 more words

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Through the eyes of children

Paddington Children’s Library is currently hosting the annual summer art exhibition of Lyndons Arts Trust. The exhibition showcases pieces by the Trusts’ artists-in-residence, volunteers, children of Malorees Junior School, and young people involved in the International Exchange Programme, all looking at the following key themes: 68 more words

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