Library Life after Lockdown


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Library Life after Lockdown

Following almost four months of lockdown, the directors and volunteers of the library are chomping at the bit to bring the virtual world back to reality. We have not been sitting quietly but have been busy planning an exciting programme of events to include trips, visits, book sales, musical evenings, workshops, talks and of course the Village Show. We are sure that you are itching to join us on a bus trip – Covid permitting, we were initially thinking of Bath and Tenby. If you have any requests, please let us know.

Limerick Competition

Competition 8 – 12 year olds

Design an illustration for a cover for your favourite book. We will print the best entry in next month’s What’s On and display all entries in the library for all to see when we are next open.

Eager Readers Some of the new titles for children

Clwb Clonc – Our library’s Welsh language group were treated on March 12th to our second virtual storytelling session. A range of stories this time from the legend of the Unicorn to classics of Welsh Culture with a new twist presented by: – Fiona Collins – a Welsh learner who has been a stalwart of the storytelling community in Wales for many years; Gwen – an accomplished newcomer; Ffion Phillips – a young storyteller from Llanrwst who has a sparkling future ahead of her as a performer. Many thanks to Eirwen Malin for organising this event.

Sylvia’s Book of the Month.

The Paris Library by Janet Skelsien Charles

This book has been recommended to me. It is based on the World War 2 story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris. Reviews describe it as an unforgettable story of romance, friendship, family and the power of literature to bring us together. I can’t offer a review as I have only just started it, does sound like a really good read. If anyone has read it, please send us your thoughts.

Quiz Time

This was written by James Harvey a sought-after quiz master from Singapore. Thirteen questions, thirteen answers, each answer begins with a letter from the words: WENVOE LIBRARY. Just to make it more challenging the letters are not in order.  If an answer has more than one word, use the first letter of the first word, e.g., if an answer was William Shakespeare, you would use the W. Tip: if you don’t know an answer, move to the next questions. As you eliminate letters it will narrow down the possible starting letters for the missing answers.

1.Tom Riddle was better known as Lord?

2.Short story writer William Sydney Porter used what pen name?

3.Which writer created the Famous Five and the Secret Seven?

4.What was Zadie Smith’s multi award winning first novel called?

5.What is the family name of the writers of Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre?

6.Which Brothers Grimm fairy tale was used as the basis for the Walt Disney animated film Tangled?

7.What is the name of the fantasy trilogy written by German author Cornelia Funke?

8.What is the name of the main character in the His Dark Materials stories, played by Dafne Keen in the recent Tv series?

9.In Shakespeare’s play, the title character Timon comes from which European capital city?

10.Which actor played Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter film series?

11.What is the name of the Sally Rooney novel that’s just been turned into a TV adaption?

12. What is George Orwell’s real name?

13.What colour is the road that the heroine Dorothy has to follow in L Frank Baum’s fantasy novel, declared to be ‘America’s greatest homegrown fairy tale’?

Answers Here