|29 June 2000|
Fendalton Library-Service Centre To Celebrate
Christchurchs Deputy Mayor, Lesley Keast, will open Christchurch City Council: Fendalton, incorporating the library and service centre, on Monday 3 July.
The public opening ceremony will start at 9am, followed by a programme of events throughout the week.
"The programme includes a wide variety from a skateboarding workshop to a local history walk and talk," said Sasha Bowers, Promotions and Publications Co-ordinator for the library.
"There are also some great opportunities to try new skills including cartooning, juggling and using the librarys computers."
Highlights will include:
- Canterbury Cats hockey players Nicki Grimwood and Raijieli Walker telling bedtime stories on Thursday 6 July 6.30 7pm.
- Making the most of a small garden with Dennis Greville, writer and photographer for many gardening magazines, on Monday 3 July 2 3pm.
- Music with Jazz duo Pangolin at the opening ceremony, and the Praesto Quartet on Saturday 8 July 10 11am.
- Stories with Liz Weir, formerly known as Library Liz, on Monday 3 July 6.30 7pm, Thursday 6 July 10.30 11.15am and Saturday 8 July 11am 12pm.
Programmes are available from all libraries and service centres. Bookings are required for some events please phone 351 7547.
All are welcome to attend the opening ceremony, followed by morning tea and a chance to meet community board members.
Opening hours for Christchurch City Council: Fendalton are:
- Monday Friday: 9am 8pm
- Saturday: 10 am 1pm
Further information: Sasha Bowers, Promotions and Publications Co-ordinator, Canterbury Public Library, 941 7923.