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Library Events 31 March - 29 April

Date: 25/03/2008           Category: Arts and Libraries

Gillingham library readers’ group The next meeting of the readers’ group takes place at the library on Tuesday, 8 April at 10.30am. The group will be discussing The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde. It’s free to come to the readers’ group. To find out more contact Gillingham Library on 01634 337340. Discover more about Kent Find out more about the county at a talk called Place Names In Kent. This follows the popular talk given by Dr Paul Cullen last year. The talk takes place on Tuesday 8 April at the Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre. It starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £4, or £3 for FOMA (Friends of Medway Archives) members. Contact the centre for tickets and more information on 01634 332714. Police launch new surgery at Wigmore library A new police surgery starts at Wigmore library in April. The surgery, which will take place at the library on the second Thursday of each month between 5 and 7pm, allows local residents to meet their neighbourhood officers and voice any concerns they may have about crime or nuisance behaviour. The police surgery can also provide local residents with advice on protecting themselves, their home and their property, as well as advising on how they can help in keeping their community safe. The surgery starts on Thursday, 10 April at 5pm. Contact Wigmore library on 01634 235576 for more information. Find out more about Medway Visitors to the Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre will be able to find out more about Barges and the Medway Barge Match when the centre unveils a new exhibition on Monday 31 March. Put together by Bob Ratcliffe, the exhibition is free to view and runs until Friday 9 May. On Tuesday 29 April, Tony Farnham will give a talk called Barge Heyday. The talk starts at 7.30pm and costs £4, or £3 for FOMA members. Contact the centre for tickets and more information on 01634 332714.