This page lists special events in Cornwall Libraries and One Stop Shops. Events listed on this page are free, unless otherwise stated.
Please see your local library pages for regular events and activites in a library near you.
Women on the Verge
Saturday 4 April at 11am
- Following on from their successful performances for last year’s festival, Women on the Verge return to perform their new show ‘Jack and Jenny’, a free pop up performance exploring Cornish immigration, both past and present. This Truro Festival event takes place in Truro Community Library
Truro Festival 24HR Comic Challenge ‘A Night In Truro Library’
Mon 30 March – Fri 3 April, 10am-3.30pm each day FREE
- Watch 24 artists and illustrators create a comic during the week, over 24 hours. The artists will be working, one at a time, in Truro Community Library, taking inspiration from the books and the building. The progress will be shared on Truro Festival’s Facebook page.
Lunchtime talk – Battle of Bossenden Wood
Wednesday 1 April
- Truro Community Library 1pm – 1.30pm FREE
- Bert Biscoe will be describing the Battle of Bossenden Wood in a second punchy-lunchy-spouty-spout! Blink and you'll miss'un!
Children’s Illustrator day at Truro Library
Saturday 4th April
- 10:30am - midday suitable for ages 4+
- 1pm - 4pm suitable for ages 8+
- £3 per child booking essential, tickets available from Truro Community Library.
- Join local illustrators Caroline Pedlar and Rebecca Cobb for a day of adventurous illustrating! Bobo - Caroline’s dog who will be at the library - is in need of a new adventure and needs new story ideas to take him to faraway lands of myths and legends…! Please bring a packed lunch.
- St Ives Library has launched a Lego club. If you have any unwanted Lego at home, all donations of unwanted Lego would be gratefully received. The lego club is free to all primary school aged children, but places are very limited, so please contact the St Ives library to sign up in advance to ensure a place.
Six Book Challenge
If you're thinking about improving your reading or would like to read more, then the Six Book Challenge is for you. You are invited to choose six reads, review them and enter prize draws. Run by The Reading Agency to build your reading confidence and literacy skills. Just ask about the six book challenge in your local library.