Hartlepool Borough Libraries  provide books, information, internet and computer access, online resources (accessible from home),  exhibition space, reading and writing groups, plus events and activities for all ages.  Call in at any of our five libraries  and see for yourself! Find out more at www.hartlepool.gov.uk.

Community Hub Central
124 York Road
Hartlepool
TS26 9DE

 

Upcoming events at Hartlepool Central Library:

Author Talk

From journalist to novelist with Nancy Revell

Date: Tuesday - 12 June
Location: Community Hub Central, Hartlepool
Time: 2pm - 3pm
Cost: £5

Author of the Shipyard Girls Series, Nancy Revell talks about her “Olympian Leap” from journalist to novelist. After nearly 2 decades of writing hard hitting news stories and in-depth features Nancy found herself making the “exciting but terrifying” transition to first time novelist.

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Hartlepool Writers Group

Date: Wednesday - 13 June
Location: Community Hub Central, Hartlepool
Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Cost: Pay what you feel

“Get Descriptive” with Hartlepool Writers Group and guest author Tracey Iceton, who will be helping you to develop your descriptive writing. The group meets on the second Wednesday each month and new members are always welcome.

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Author Event

An evening with Paul Finch

Date: Thursday - 14 June
Location: Community Hub Central, Hartlepool
Time: 7pm - 8.30pm
Cost: £5

Go behind the scenes of murder investigations AND get the inside track on writing prime time crime drama with Paul Finch, a former policeman and journalist, now turned full-time writer who cut his literary teeth penning episodes of the British TV crime drama, The Bill.

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Workshop

Blogging Workshop with Alice-May Purkiss

Date: Wednesday - 20 June
Location: Community Hub Central, Hartlepool
Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Cost: £5

Blogging isn’t just about typing words on a screen. It’s not just pretty pictures and social media shares. It’s a place for you to tell your story, talk about what matters to you and make your mark on your own online space.

In this workshop you’ll learn how to decide what to write about, create and personalise your own blog using WordPress, evaluate what makes a good blog and discuss social media sharing. We’ll help you spark your creative ideas and give you the tools to make your blog a creative outlet you can be proud of.

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Blackout Poetry with Kirsten Luckins

Date: Saturday - 23 June
Location: Community Hub Central, Hartlepool
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Cost: £5

Get creative with Kirsten Luckins’ workshops on ‘Erasure’ or ‘Blackout’ poetry. Highlight words and phrases from printed text to a create poem, and use artwork to hide the unwanted words. All materials will be provided and participants will take home a framed piece of original artwork.

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