Friends of Ventnor Library AGM postponed

The AGM scheduled to take place at 6pm on Tue 24th March in the library has been postponed due to the CORVID-19 social distancing recommendations from the Government. It will be rescheduled at a future date. Please stay safe and follow NHS guidelines.

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March 20, 2020

Securing the site

We have added industry standard security to our web site which also means Google will list us correctly. For your information there is only one version of the site. This change allows you to access the site via http and https If you have any problems accessing the site please contact us (info@friendsofventnorlibrary.co.uk)

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March 14, 2020

Appeal from the Acting Chair

Dear Friends of Ventnor Library, As many of you will know, Evelyn Knowles, our Chair, has had to resign for health reasons, and has moved to the mainland for care. Our Vice-Chair and Secretary, Angela Harrison, has resigned for personal, family-related reasons. Our Treasurer, John Carter, has wanted to resign for some time now. I […]

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February 26, 2020

Reading Group

Hi all, the daytime reading group is set to start at 11 am on the 3rd March and is planned to continue at every first tuesday of each month. Sorry its short notice but it would good to get going soonest. It should be interesting seeing new faces. I personally am fishing around book titles […]

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Library Reading Group, Wed 19th Feb, “The Elegance of the Hedgehog” by Muriel Barbery

Good day all, at long last (its taken two years to get this book) copies of ‘The Elegance of the Hedgehog’ is available at the library. Hope to see you all on the 19th February. Had a good time in Sydney – it rained most of the time! Cheers, Roger

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February 4, 2020

Annual subs

Annual subs are due 1st January. Please, please, please spare FVL £5 to help support the library, and keep it a vibrant hub for our community. You become a Friend by completing a form in the library.

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December 1, 2019

Library Reading Group, Wed 20th Nov, “The Kiss & Other Short Stories” by Anton Chekov

Hi all, the library has copies of the above. It was actually the fourth option: all my other choices from the Isle of Wight reading group catalogue were unavailable. I have read ‘The Kiss’ and much to my surprise much enjoyed it and look forward to reading the other stories. Look forward to seeing you […]

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November 6, 2019

Green fingered Friends

The Friends of Ventnor Library get up to all sorts and Julie has applied her skilled green fingers to the planters outside the library this Summer. I’m sure you’ll agree the Geraniums were lovely and these are now being moved to a warmer place as the weather turns. Julie is hoping some Autumn Lilies and […]

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November 6, 2019