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Changes to Reservation Charges
Tuesday, 18th July 2017

  Please note the changes to reservation charges across Southend Libraries. With effect from 24th July 2017.

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ImagiNation '17 - Turning Reading on its Head
Monday, 10th July 2017

  Southend Libraries are running a special Reading and Arts activity during the summer holidays for young people.    ImagiNation 2017 “Turning Reading on its Head” is

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Summer Reading Challenge 2017: Animal Agents!
Thursday, 29th June 2017

    Join the UK's biggest reading event for children in libraries! 22nd July – 2nd September 2017 Animal Agents is the Summer Reading Challenge 2017 (with illustrations by Tony R

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August Performance at The Forum
Friday, 9th June 2017

An East 15 Acting School graduate is setting up a free choir and theatre workshops as she develops a new community play for Southend as part of the Borough’s 125th anniversary celebrations. I

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Micro:bits in Libraries!
Tuesday, 23rd May 2017

Micro:bits have arrived in Southend Libraries! Micro:bits are free to reserve and borrow for up to 3 weeks (overdue fines apply). Please ask a member of staff for details. You can now code, create

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Monday, 5th September 2016

  Join us on Wednesdays during term time: Sessions: 9:30 – 10:00am & 10:30 – 11:00am. Why not visit the Southend Bookstart Facebook page for all the latest news: www.faceboo

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Polish Translation Service
Monday, 20th June 2016

The Polish translation service at the Forum, Southend on Sea runs fortnightly:  On the first and third Friday of the month In June and September it will be on the first and four

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The Forum Southend-on-Sea graced by Royalty!
Thursday, 4th February 2016

  The Forum Southend-on-Sea graced by Royalty! On Tuesday 2nd February 2016 HRH The Duke of Kent officially opened The Forum Southend-on-Sea and unveiled a stunning statue of Her Majesty T

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Be a Home Library Service Volunteer!
Monday, 1st February 2016

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us provide a vital service within Southend. Every month highly dedicated volunteers are delivering books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and a friendly face

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Local History Helpsheets: Maps & Book Collections
Monday, 25th January 2016

  If you live in Southend, work here, or simply visit for the shopping and the sea breezes, why not learn more about the fascinating history of the town? Our Local History section is located

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