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

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

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

Daphne Carter’s Photo Collection: Grant success!

Hi Everyone,  I’m pleased to be able to tell you that I have been informed by telephone today that our application to the ‘Down to the Coast’ programme for a grant to fund our planned work on Daphne Carter’s Photo Collection was approved by the Review Panel.  The Panel liked our proposal very much and […]

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July 5, 2018

Guide dog library tour

Sat 18th August, 10:30 – 14:30 Supporting Guide Dogs and Changing Lives www.guidedogs.org.uk Register Charity in England and Wales 209617 in Scotland SC038979

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June 30, 2018

Half year accounts

Thanks to our very successful sales and raffles, and to a sustained membership level, we have a surplus for the year to date of over £850.  Thanks to everyone who has helped to achieve this. We should hear the result of our ‘Down to the Coast’ grant application to fund the work on Daphne Carter’s […]

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June 30, 2018

News flash: ‘Second Hoarders Sale’

Our Treasurer, John Carter, is delighted to report that the income from the Sale was £494, plus £60 from the Raffle, making a grand total of £554 . Thanks and congratulations everyone – especially Valerie Bridgeman – for organising this for the Friends of Ventnor Library.

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May 26, 2018

FVL Banner

Hi Everyone,  A picture is attached of the new FVL banner to advertise Friends’ events at the Library.  The three panels are standard prints, laminated, and fixed to the banner substrate with Velcro so that they can be replaced for new events.  In the picture, the banner is attached to the railings with garden ties, […]

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May 19, 2018