Heart and Sole!
heart and sole of the city of Norwich will be featured in a special talk
and slide show at Hethersett Library on September 26th.
historians Frances and Michael Holmes will combine anecdotes, films,
photographs and contemporary newspaper reports to tell the story of the
Norwich boot and shoe trade.
couple are members of the Norwich Heritage Project which has just
published a book on the subject. In the years leading up to the Second
World War the trade employed 15% of the total city workforce. Places for
the talk can be reserved by calling 01603 810188.
library will be holding a social media session on September 30th
to teach people how to set up Facebook and Twitter accounts, how to upload
photographs and other computer related skills. Places are limited so
booking is essential.
On October 7th the library will be holding a charity coffee and cake morning in aid of Age UK Norfolk. The event will run from 10.30 a.m until 12.30 p.m.
a busy summer for young readers culminated in the award of certificates
for the 2013 Creepy House reading scheme which encouraged many local
youngsters to read throughout the summer holidays. The certificates were
handed out to a packed library by Hethersett’s County Councillor Judith
will be taking part in Norfolk Libraries’ Banned Book week which runs
from September 22nd to 28th. The library will
feature a number of books, many of which are now accepted as classics,
which were initially banned. Borrowers can even have a surprise by
borrowing the books in a plain brown cover without knowing their actual