National Libraries Day 2015

national libraries day A frame empty bellyOn Saturday 7 February, we’re celebrating National Libraries Day with a range of events for adults, children and the whole family. We’d love it if you could come to one (or many!) of our fantastic events…  


Central Library

Explore your Family History
Discover how to get started on your family history in a  free taster session in the Local & Family History Centre. Get started with our free resources that makes uncovering your ancestry easier.
10am-1pm – FREE
Please call 01253 478090 for more information


Dark Matter Games
Get involved with our group of gamers and enjoy board games, video games and role playing games
Suitable for all ages

Dr Who Club
A special Dr Who Club celebrating National Libraries Day, back at it’s normal monthly slot
12-1pm – £1
Perfect for ages 8-12

DIY Publishing Workshop
Understand more about self-publishing by looking at different publishing platforms, ways to utilise the many tools that help to curate and publish, discuss where to sell your own ebooks and share tips and tricks to get your content seen.
1pm-4pm – £3
Please call 01253 478070 to book your place
[As this event focuses on online tools, please bring your own laptop, tablet etc.]
[If you need to borrow a device, please let us know when booking.]

Jobs & Skills Club
Searching for a job or looking to develop a skill online? Wanting to connect with family and friends online but don’t know where to start? Head to our jobs and skills club to see if we can get you started
2-4pm – FREE
Please call 01253 478052 for more information


Moor Park Library

Dan Worsley Book Launch

Local author, Dan Worsley, will be launching his debut book, Impossible Tales. There will also be an opportunity to purchase his book at the reduced price of £5, which Dan will then sign.
10-11am – FREE
Please call 01253 478120 for more information

Bispham Through the Years
Join Local History Librarian, Tony Sharkey, and discover old Bispham through a selection of images from the Ralph Smedley collection.
2.45pm for refreshments ready for a 3pm start
Please call 01253 478090 for more information




Across Blackpool Libraries, we’re also collecting reasons that you love your library to make a display for National Libraries Day! If you love your library as much as we love having you in them, leave a comment below and we’ll add your reason to our collection!


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