TOP author Frank Cottrell Boyce will be reading extracts from his acclaimed book ‘Millions’ at a Liverpool library this coming Wednesday.
The novel by the Liverpool born writer is the focus of the Liverpool Reads campaign, which is encouraging people to pick up and read the book. It tells the story of two young boys who find £1 million.
The book reading is part of a series of activities taking place between noon and 5pm at Wavertree Library on Picton Road on March 15, aimed at encouraging people to take up new interests.
‘Wake up to Wavertree’ has been organised by the libraries service, South Suburbs Neighbourhood Management Team and Age Concern in conjunction with Liverpool Reads and the Wavertree Society.
Other highlights of the day include a creative health workshop, details of heritage walks, a tai-chi and container gardening demonstration session as well as computer workshops.
Councillor Tina Gould, assistant executive member for leisure and culture, said: “This is a chance for people find out more about the wide range of many and varied activities that are available on their doorstep.”
Key events are:
1.45pm and 4.15pm – Frank Cottrell Boyce reading and talking about his Liverpool Reads book ‘Millions’ and new work ‘Framed’.
3.30pm – Wild and Magic Creative Health Workshop to prepare you for the year ahead.
1.00pm; 2.15pm and 4.00 pm – Healthy Heritage Walks in the Wavertree area.
12.45pm and 2.00pm – Tai Chi Demonstration and Taster session.
12.15pm – Chair based exercise session.
Free refreshments and raffles will be available throughout the day