Sheffield Library Festival 2014

This April, Sheffield Libraries is hosting Multi-Story, the first Sheffield Library Festival to celebrate the vibrancy and diversity of public libraries by hosting a range of events that you and members of your group may be interested in attending.

Events include author visits, storytelling and book quizzes, alongside art workshops, live music and hidden library treasures.  Expect local history and local talent, prize winning poetry, literary speed dating and seriously spooky tours.  Highlights include;

  • An evening with poet and Bard of Barnsley, Ian McMillan
  • Literary speed dating for 25 – 35 years olds
  • Histories of Sheffield Cathedral and Sheffield Castle
  • Award winning storytelling for grown-ups
  • Author of Division Street and rising star of contemporary British poetry, Helen Mort
  • A Yorkshire crime writing evening
  • An exploration of the Graves Gallery through choral music and spoken word

Visit their blog to read more about all of their events which are either free or low cost.

About actionforinvolvment

We're an independent think tank, founded in 2006 to bring people in our communities together with policymakers and stakeholders. We create space often in a workshop format to pool ideas, develop networks and tackle hot topics. Since 2009, we’ve focused on the sustainability agenda such as: climate change, energy, housing, technology, transport with interest in:education, health, welfare, regulation and enforcement. Our latest project is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious Grant and our next event on 27th June 2013 includes George Monbiot with other high level environmental policy makers.
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