Reading Rooms Launch
Date: 18th May 2017
Time: 10:30am - 7:15pm
Location: Various Libraries
Reading Rooms has arrived in Hull in 2017 for a series of reading-based sessions that will run throughout the year.
Reading Rooms is a reading aloud and shared reading programme that gives participants a voice, reduces isolation and anxiety, and promotes wellbeing. It is a legacy project established by the Verbal Arts Centre, Derry-Londonderry, as a City of Culture programme in 2013 and will be delivered locally by Hull Library Service.
Join us for a Reading Rooms session at your local library!
10:30am - 11:30am
Greenwood Avenue Library, HU6 9RU
Longhill Library, Shannon Road, HU8 9PD
Freedom Centre Library, Preston Road, HU9 3QB
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Ings Library, Savoy Road, HU8 0TY
Fred Moore Library, Wold Road, HU5 5UN
Waudby Library, Hemswell Avenue, HU9 5LD
Bransholme Library, Goodhart Road, HU7 4EF
Avenues Library, Chanterlands Avenue, HU5 3TS
Western Library, Boulevard, Hessle Road, HU3 3ED
Sessions are free and there is no need to book. Just drop by to enjoy the reading and conversation.
LAUNCH EVENT - booking is essential
5:00pm – 7:15pm
Hull Central Library, Albion Street, HU1 3TF
Launch: 5.00pm – 6.00pm with light refreshments
Rosie Millard, Chair of Hull UK City of Culture 2017
James Kerr, Executive Director, The Verbal Arts Centre, Derry, Northern Ireland
Reading Rooms taster sessions: 6.15pm – 7.15pm