Like to knit? Come along to Knit, chat and relax every Wednesday 2pm to 4pmRead More Knit and Natter
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, 2:00pm till 3:00pm Suitable for 5+Read More Lego Club
Hi All, I slipped up at the last meeting by not discussing our next choice for the 18th April. We have to think of an author who had a prolific output so we can obtain enough copies. My suggestion would be anything written by Doris Lessing but of course am open to any ideas. We […]Read More Ventnor Library Reading Group, April Meeting
The Friends of Ventnor Library have received a grant of £400 from the High Sheriff’s Trust which will provide funding for events for the young. The High Sheriff visited Ventnor Library at 2 pm on Friday 16th February to join the children at a Magic Workshop given by Huxley the Magician, the first event funded […]Read More High Sheriff visits Ventnor Library
Hi, I’m Ian and I’m now the author of the FVL website. I spotted a request in the November newsletter asking for help in running the website. As with many voluntary organisations it is often a small number of hard core members who do the majority of the work. Our Treasurer, John Carter, was doing […]Read More New website; new author
Daphne Carter spent decades creating a photographic record of Ventnor. So future generations can enjoy this, she bequeathed the albums to the IoW Library Service. The albums are stored upstairs in the library along with the extensive sheet music archive. FVL would like to create a digital copy of Daphne’s work so it will not […]Read More The Daphne Carter photograph collection
Hi Everybody, we selected “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine”, the 2017 debut novel of Gail Honeyman for our next purchase but meantime Jackie has pointed out to me the Isle of Wight library already has seven copies and one e book so it doesn’t make much sense for us to go ahead with that book. […]Read More Ventnor Library Reading Group
To be held on Wednesday 14 March 2018 at 11.00 a.m. in Ventnor Library. 1.APOLOGIES. 2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF AGM 2017. 3. WELCOME FROM THE CHAIR AND CHAIR’S REPORT. 4. TREASURER’S REPORT. 5. MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY’S REPORT. 6. PUBLICITY SECRETARY’S REPORT. 7. ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2018/2019. ChairVice Chair.Treasurer. Membership Secretary. Minutes Secretary. Publicity […]Read More FRIENDS OF VENTNOR LIBRARY AGM
Just a reminder that we are meeting again at 6pm on the 17th January to discuss a humorous novel of one own’s choice and combine this with some small eats (I will bring a bottle). Best wishes for 2018 Roger BoothRead More Humorous novel discussion, Wed 17th January
Why not make visiting the library in Ventnor more often one of your New Year’s Resolutions?Read More New Year’s Resolution?
FRIENDS OF VENTNOR LIBRARY GENERAL MEETING AT 6.30 p.m. on NOVEMBER 1 at VENTNOR LIBRARY. PRESENT: Evelyn Knowles Chair John Carter Treasurer. Angela Harrison Secretary. Lesley Telford Membership Secretary Claire Grant. Julie Roberts. Gail Mathie. Ian Brownlow. FVL Website. Ann Allen. Linda Chester. Ann Dyson. 1. APOLOGIES: Apologies were received from Roger Booth, Chris Rickards, […]Read More Minutes of General Meeting 1st November 2017
It’s been more than a year since a group of Ventnor writers, based in the Community Cafe, published a collection of stories on to Kindle. At that time they pledged to give a percentage of the proceeds to the ‘Friends of Ventnor Library.’ Led by group member Sue Curd, ‘Telling Tales’ is a collection of […]Read More Who’s been “Telling Tales”?