Checking Out Christmas


Christmas poster 2Our libraries are a tremendous source of Christmas spirit – with activities catering to a variety of ages and interests.

This December, Blackpool Libraries are offering a smörgåsbord of events to encourage us to venture out and get together.  From crime to craft and poetry to prose, there is bound to be something to interest you.  And don’t forget, you can stock up on some great reading material to get you through the dark days and stormy nights too!


Here’s a round up of what’s on offer:

Crime Reading Group
Modern Crime Classics
Central Library
Tuesday 9 December, 10.30am

Mince Pies and Music
Anchorsholme Library
Thursday 11 December, 2-5pm

A Dickensian Christmas

Palatine Library
Friday 12 December 1-3pm
Booking essential, ring 478050

Bookstart Bear’s Christmas Caper
Central Library
Saturday 13 December 2-3pm
Free, for children age 0-5 yrs.

Layton Primary School Orchestra

Moor Park Library
Saturday 13 December, 2-3pm

Central Library Christmas Caboodle
with the Live Poets & Poetry People
Fri 19 Dec 1.45-4pm, £1

Christmas Party
Boundary Library
Saturday 20 December 3.30-4.30pm

bookstart bear's christmas caper

Unfortunately the Lego Christmas Grotto at Central Library on Saturday 6 December and the Moor Park Library Festive Family Fun Day on Saturday 13 December are now fully booked.


Featured image: Glade jul by Viggo Johansen (1891)

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