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Bring out your books – for Friends annual sale

Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library are holding our annual book sale on Saturday July 29th  (10am-4pm) Prices are modest – £1 for hardbacks, 50p for paperbacks, 40p for children’s books (with three for £1) All proceeds will be used … Continue reading

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Any questions time again

Saturday July 22nd is the date of the next quarterly library forum at Tate South Lambeth Library – your chance to monitor and question our library’s performance, plans and policies, at a public get-together of library managers (the head of … Continue reading

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What is the future of our neighbourhood parks? A presentation from park Friends groups

Wednesday July 12th  7pm (doors open at 6.30) Public parks – like public libraries – are vulnerable to reductions, even cut-off, in local government funding.  So local people are concerned about the future of two neighbourhood parks – Vauxhall and … Continue reading

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The 2017 AGM – keep up the fight

Friends of TSL held their annual general meeting, at the library, on May 31st  . The chairman’s annual report highlighted the tremendous performance of our library in the year since it was saved from conversion to a gym with minimal … Continue reading

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The author speaks – Howard Cunnell

As a boy growing up on the south coast of England, Howard Cunnell’s sense of self was dominated by his father’s absence. Now, years later, he is a father, and his daughter is becoming his son. In Fathers & Sons Howard tells … Continue reading

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Any questions time at the library

The next public library forum is on Saturday April 29th  from 2pm to 4pm. The head of Lambeth libraries, Susanna Barnes, and Tate South Lambeth Library’s manager, Maria Kwofie, will give an update on what’s happened at the library, its … Continue reading

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A festival to celebrate English heritage and history

To mark St George’s Day and the birthday of William Shakespeare – both on April 23rd – Tate South Lambeth Library, backed by local businesses, organisations and  volunteers, is putting on an English Heritage Festival, over the period April 22nd  … Continue reading

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The library market is back

With the arrival of spring and warmer weather, the Tate Community Market is back again on Saturdays, every two weeks, in Wilcox Close just beside the library. The market is now managed and coordinated by the Business Women Network UK, … Continue reading

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A crime writer spills the beans

Wednesday March 29th  7pm (doors open at 6.30) John Nightingale, author of The Appearance of Murder, selected as one of  The Times books of the year in 2015, talks about his life and his writing. Admittance free. Refreshments available.

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