WHAT’S ON – EVENTS IN LAMBETH LIBRARIES
Paddy Ashdown – Game of Spies
Monday 12 December 6.45pm – Durning Library
Paddy Ashdown will speak about his new book ‘Game of Spies: the Secret Agent, the Traitor and the Nazi’ telling the story of a riveting spy triangle in occupied France. Light refreshments. Everyone welcome. No admission charge, but a £2 donation towards costs is invited.
Man Booker winner Paul Beatty
Tuesday 13 December 5pm – Brixton Library
EXCLUSIVE! Paul Beatty – winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for his novel The Sellout, first US writer to win since the prize went international – will be appearing at Brixton Library on Tuesday 13 December, 5pm. This is a chance to meet Paul while he is on a short visit from America in this, his only UK Library visit. Get a signed copy of The Sellout as a Christmas gift or just for yourself to read. There will be a Q&A and an opportunity to chat.
A Christmas Carol
Wednesday 14 December at 7pm – Clapham Library
This December, audiences are invited to celebrate the festive season as This Is My Theatre brings Charles Dickens’ classic tale ‘A Christmas Carol’ to life in a stunning one-act adaptation. Join the community of Clapham to see an incredible story unfold alongside traditional carols and festive refreshments – who doesn’t love mince pies and mulled wine? This will definitely get all of the family in the mood for our favourite holiday and is a production not to be missed. Tickets £10
Laura Henry – Jo Jo and Gran Gran
Friday 16 December 10.30am – Clapham Library
Children’s author Laura Henry retells the story from her debut book Jo Jo and Gran Gran – a beautiful intergenerational story between a young child and her grandmother – their very special bond as they count down the days until the next meet.