Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Events - Local History Events at Worksop Library

“Royal Memories Exhibition”

Throughout June 2012 in Worksop Library’s Gallery

Gallery - Free
In celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, we look back at past royal visits to Worksop in this exhibition of old photographs from the library’s collection, and royal memorabilia from Bassetlaw Museum

“Queen Elizabeth II – A Selection from 60 Years” by Bassetlaw Museum
Thursday 7th June 2012 at 2pm in Worksop Library’s Meeting Room - Free
This talk by Bassetlaw Museum accompanies their display of selected royal memorabilia in Worksop’s Gallery area, as part of our Royal Memories exhibition

“Tracing your ancestors with Family Search”
Thursday 14th June 2012 3 – 4pm in Worksop Library’s Meeting Room - Free
Hear from experts from Family Search - the world’s largest genealogical organisation - about the family history records and resources available for free on the Family Search website

“A July Tragedy – The Murder of Violet Kirk”
Thursday 12th July 2012 3pm in Worksop Library’s Meeting Room  TBC
In July 1922, the murder of Worksop school teacher Violet Kirk was to shock Worksop and lead to one of the town’s biggest ever manhunts – this talk tells the tragic story

“Family History Scrapbooking”
Thurs 16th August 2012  2 – 4pm in Worksop Library’s Local Studies area  Free
Craft and learning activity suitable for all the family, using local studies resources such as maps, newspapers, and photographs, to make a personal scrapbook “All About Me”

“Worksop Library Heritage Open Day - Hidden treasures of Worksop’s Local Studies Library”
Thursday 6th September 2012
• Explore the Cecil Brown collection of old Worksop photographs and picture postcards in this free exhibition
All day in the library
• Photographic Tour - Join us for a guided short tour of the local area, where we'll visit the sites of Cecil Brown’s photographs, discover more about their history, and take new photos to record how things have changed (please bring a camera if you wish to take photographs)
Time TBC - Free (Under 10s must be accompanied by an adult)

• Film Showing of “Worksop in the 1950s” DVD
In the Meeting Room, Time TBC Free
Please note: Booking is advised for these events - please ring the library to book your place (Worksop – 01909 535353; Retford – 01777 708724)

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