Join us at the old Library Welcome to a coffee morning Tuesday 20th November from 10.30Read More We’re back!
During normal library opening hours. Donations of books welcome. Just bring them or contact FVL through the Library. All proceeds used to enhance the work of the Library.Read More Book sale, Sat 15th December 2018
Good news. Ventnor Library will be returning to its old premises in the High Street on Wednesday 14 November.Read More It’s coming home! It’s coming home!
“…well researched and atmospheric…” “..I was inspired by the location, the snow, silence, dark emptiness. Shocked by the dishonesty of the explorers. The Inuit culture was surprising particularly with regard to their relationships with strangers…” “…I enjoyed the description of the landscape and even the unsympathetic characters…leaving a question, who killed….?” “…I enjoyed it, it […]Read More The Library Reading Group met on 17th October to discuss, “Under a Polar Star”, by Stef Penney
We are reading Stef Penney’s “Under a Polar Star”. Please check with Library staff as to venue. New members always welcome!Read More Library Reading Group – Wed 17th Oct at 6pm
We had decided to give ourselves a summer holiday in August and met in September at the “Pop Up Library” to discuss our choices of anything written by a Russian author or set in Russia. There was an eclectic mix! Quite by chance two members had read the first and the latest of the Arkady […]Read More Library Reading Group 19th September – Martin Cruz Smith
Many of you will remember Daphne Carter, who spent more than twenty years photographing Ventnor and its people, and donated 47 albums of her photographs to the Library. Daphne was an active member of Friends of Ventnor Library and also the Ventnor and District Local History Society, who displayed her photographs in exhibitions in the […]Read More Ventnor Remembered, 6pm, Sat 22nd Sept, Ventnor Central
Good morning all, we have purchased 6 copies of the above which are in the library now and will contact the library for a further 4 copies which IOW libraries have on their shelves. So should be good for our meeting on the 17th October meantime for our September meeting on the 19th we are […]Read More Under a Pole Star by Steff Penney
Have you ever wanted to learn magic tricks? We are presenting a magic workshop with professional magician Huxley, who will teach tricks of the trade. It’s a FREE event but ticketed, so hurry and book your place. Pop into the library or phone us on 852039 Suitable for 5+ Sponsored by the Friends of Ventnor […]Read More Magic Workshop with Huxley, Friday 17th August, 2pm – 3pm
Come along to Ventnor Library on Friday 3rd August between 2pm and 4pm and meet some snakes. Here you can learn about the snake’s skin, their habitat, what they eat, snake anatomy, and much more. You can also hold the snakes. Event kindly sponsored by Friends of Ventnor Library.Read More Snake Experience, Friday 3rd August
On a monthly basis we normally read books by a particular author, or a nominated genre, or a novel selected from the library reading group list but at this meeting we read ‘Bel Canto’ by Ann Patchett. This was a book purchase by the group. Under a library scheme we occasionally buy a book and […]Read More Ventnor Library Reading Group, 19th July 2018
Daphne Carter was born on September 18th, 1927, in Marlborough. She moved to Ventnor in 1987 when she retired from her work in Sussex as an Art Teacher and Art Therapist, and lived most of her time at 49 Dudley Road before moving to a small flat in Marine Court, Hambrough Road where she passed away in late 2017.Daphne was very […]Read More Daphne Carter’s Photos Project: Ventnor Remembered