Love is in the air at your local library!

IMG-20150202-WA000310420074_876637802386919_8872799535053792511_nIMG-20150202-WA0004Pop into Wokingham Library for a blind date. You shouldn’t always judge a book by its cover.  Put your trust in fate and choose a book without knowing the title, maybe you will fall in love? Pick them up and check them out at the main counter.  

There will also be a Love bugs storytime for the under 8’s on Saturday 14 February.

61oDfDcAhXL._SX258_BO1,204,203,200_Come and hear ‘The Love Bugs’ story by Simon Puttock and make your own ladybird to take home. Just drop in, £1.50 charge to take part in the craft.

Sessions will run on Saturday 14 February at  Woodley and Wokingham Libraries at 10am to 10.30am.

 

Love Between the Pages: Literature and Valentines  click through here for  a collection of loved-up literature lists from the internet that should warm your heart and perhaps help to woo the (other) book lover in your life…

Why not try some of our Valentine’s Day inspired books?

For adults:

My Sweet Valentine by Annie Groves

First Love by James Patterson and Emily Raymond

The Last Letter From Your Lover by Jojo Moyes

Secret Lives by Diane Chamberlain

Truly Madly Deeply, a selection of love stories  by Adele Parks, Katie Fforde and more

For Teens:

Valentine Joe by Rebecca Stevens

Love Hurts compiled by Malorie Blackman

For Children:

Juliet the Valentine Fairy by Daisy Meadows

The Love Bugs by Simon Puttock

Love Always Everywhere by Sarah Massini

Encyclopaedia Britannica Spotlight on Valentines Day 

Yes, 14 February is Valentine’s Day and also the focus for this particular Britannica Spotlight.  Here, you can learn about the history of this day and the Activity Centre is full of crafts including cards to make and other activities that fit with the Valentine theme. http://spotlight.britannica.co.uk/Valentine
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