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Crossing the Tees Book Festival is celebrating the social history of the libraries of the Tees Valley. Writer-in-residence Debbie Rolls and photographer-in-residence Jo Booth will work with Sixth Element Publishing to produce a beautiful book curating tales of Teesside residents’ experiences of using libraries.

Debbie and Jo will be visiting libraries across the region to talk to library users. Drop into one of the sessions to share your memories and explore library photographs.

Friday 24 February 11am to 2pm – Cockerton Library, Darlington DL3 9AA

Wednesday 1 March 10am – 1pm – Stockton Central Library, TS18 1TU

Monday 6 March 10am – 1pm – Billingham Library, TS23 2LN

Thursday 9 March 10am-12pm – Skelton Library, TS12 2HP

Thursday 9 March 1.30-2.30pm – Saltburn Library, TS12 1AT

Friday 10 March 10am-12pm – Marton Library, Middlesbrough, TS7 8BL

Friday 10 March 2-4pm Community Hub South (Owton Manor Library) TS25 3LQ

Thursday 16 March 2-4pm Seaton Carew Library, TS25 1BN

Tuesday 21 March 10am-12pm –  Acklam Library, Middlesbrough TS5 7AB

You can also share your library memory by emailing or by completing a postcard in your local library.


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