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Fun Palace ahead

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A farewell party for the library’s star manager

The manager of Tate South Lambeth Library, Maria Kwofie, will shortly be leaving to take up the post of manager at West Norwood Library. Maria has been an inspiring, innovative, resourceful and energetic manager at TSL. During her term, numbers … Continue reading

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Another Fun Palace is coming

Saturday October 7th will see another Fun Palace at the library. This is a festival of fun,  with live music, games, workshops and – of course –a party. The incoming library manager, Dale Arndell, welcomes your offers– ideas, participation, and … Continue reading

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Carnival time at the Tate Community Market

The Notting Hill Carnival is on August 27-28. Tate South Lambeth library will be holding its own Carnival on Saturday September 2, at the Tate Community Market in Wilcox Close. Come along. Or put up a stall.

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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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