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Arthur sends his apologies

“Arthur Tresbit is about to cause the destruction of civilisation as we know it… And for that he’s very sorry.”

Author Robert Thayer gave a balanced and interesting talk about the nature of high finance, and in particular the financial crash of 2008, to the…

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Let There Be Love

Thirty people turned up on a chilly February afternoon at Paddington Library for a St Valentine Day theme recital of Clarinet and Poetry.

I was very lucky to engage two wonderful professionals: Poet, Valerie Fry and Clarinettist, Chris Hooker who performed a number of love poems and music with a Romantic theme. 91 more words

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Festivity

Our calendar of festive events was enjoyed by all, even though with the timing of Christmas and the late break up of schools we had to pack a LOT into a few days of holiday! 256 more words

Children / Teens

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

Children