The Library Reading Group met on 17th October to discuss, “Under a Polar Star”, by Stef Penney

“…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 […]

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October 21, 2018

Ventnor Remembered, 6pm, Sat 22nd Sept, Ventnor Central

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 […]

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September 20, 2018

Under a Pole Star by Steff Penney

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 […]

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September 10, 2018

Magic Workshop with Huxley, Friday 17th August, 2pm – 3pm

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 […]

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July 31, 2018

Snake Experience, Friday 3rd August

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.

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July 31, 2018

Ventnor Library Reading Group, 19th July 2018

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 […]

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July 19, 2018

Daphne Carter’s Photos Project: Ventnor Remembered

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 […]

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July 8, 2018