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Book Exchange


The Book Exchange is starting on Tuesday, December 6th, from 10.30-12.30 in the village hall.

As you know, the mobile library service has ended, and Easingwold library is likely to offer a much diminished service. We can’t hope to replace the service completely, but we want to offer a chance for villagers to have access to books locally.

We won’t be a public library (there’ll be no fines) and anyone can come and borrow a book, and return it or exchange it for another on the next visit. All the books have been kindly given, and if you have any to offer (paperback sized preferred for storage reasons) bring them along, or ask us to collect them. Do drop in whether or not you have books to exchange - there will be plenty. 

More than just a borrowing facility, it will become, we hope, a friendly social meeting time, so we shall be offering tea/coffee and buns at low prices to have while you browse or chat with others. If you need transport to get there, please let us know in advance. If you are housebound, and would like a selection of books to choose from, please call Jacki.

The Book Exchange will operate on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. Once we get under way, we are hoping to expand into having children’s books on offer as well, and even into story reading sessions for children in the school holidays.

The Book Exchange is run by volunteers, and if you would like to be involved in helping in any way, with books or refreshments, please let us know.

Jacki Barlow (868879) or Jan Coulthard(868130)