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Family events to mark 20 years of World Book Day

Press release   •   Feb 20, 2017 10:31 GMT

Two events for young families are taking place at Prestwich Library to mark 20 years of World Book Day.

A story time session for pre-school children and their parents will take place on Thursday 2 March (10.45am to 11.30am). Come dressed as your favourite book character to listen to fantastic stories, songs and take part in crafts!

The cost is 50p per child, and children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Meanwhile, a World Book Day story writing competition is taking place, and youngsters are invited to drop off their amazing stories at Ptrestwich Library no later than Saturday 4 March. There are two categories: one for those aged 5 to 8 (maximum story length: 500 words) and one for those aged 9 to 11 (max 700 words).

Prizes for both categories will be presented at a World Book Day celebration at Prestwich Library on Saturday 11 March (10.30am to noon).

For more information, call Prestwich Library on 0161 253 7214.


Press release issued: 20 February 2017.