Bishopston Library

  • A Good Read at Bishopston Library
    Thursday 25th April

    Come and enjoy a Good Read to celebrate World Book Night.

    Three local panellists will share their Good Reads, and invite the audience to add their own views and comments.

    Our avid readers are Chris Brown, Library group manager and Glos.Vox singer; David Dwek: enthusiast, curious reader & aspiring writer; Daniella Radice: keen cyclist and champion of Playing Out.

    Their book choices will be available in the library for ticket holders to borrow prior to the event, you may be asked to show your ticket (copies of the books have been reserved for attendees of this event). They are Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi; Old Baggage by Lissa Evans; The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham.

    Please bring along a book in good condition to donate to The Park Bench, a library service for homeless people in Bristol.

    Doors open at 7.00pm, event starts 7.30.

    Book tickets online or in the library.
    Cash bar with beer, wine & soft drinks.

  • Know your Place Bishopston – Pete Insole
    Thursday 16 May 7.30 – 9.00pm

    Doors open at 7.15pm

    Know Your Place is a free and fascinating online resource that presents a rich story of Bristol as told by past and present communities. Pete Insole, Principal Historic Environment Officer at Bristol City Council, will delve into some of the highlights on the site with specific reference to the Bishopston neighbourhood of yesterday and today.

    Cash bar with hot and soft drinks.

    Tickets £3.00 at the library or online

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About Friends Of Bishopston Library

FOBL is a voluntary group of local residents aiming to support Bishopston Library, helping to sustain and improve its service and connecting it with the local community. This includes organising events and activities at the library, raising funds for additional equipment at the library, building the community of library users and promoting all aspects of the library.
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