100 Club - May winners 

The May 2024 winners of the 100 Club have been drawn! 

The Friendly Bookshop 

The Friendly Bookshop is now fully open, well-stocked and awaiting your custom! 
Many thanks go to the residents of Burbage for the generous donation of thousands of books of all kinds, and bookcases that were badly needed. Books are 50p minimum each except for gift sets which come at a slight premium, but any larger donation will be much appreciated to help us to keep our library open. 
Carole Kemp of the library said, “All of the books are now shelved and put in author order for everyone to find easily. There are plenty to choose from; fiction, cookery, gardening, biographies and many more. Most authors seem to have a book in there of one sort or another so hopefully we will cater for all and of course, there are plenty of children’s books from birth to teenagers as well.” 

The Friendly Bench  

Our 'Friendly Bench' is in front of the library. Please feel free to sit here, meet friends, have a chat to anyone! 

  Children's Area 

Every Thursday morning,  
from 9.30 to 10am  
It still takes place during school holidays. There is now a Booking System in place. Bookings taken no earlier than the Saturday before to ensure that your child has a place. 
Although free to attend, donations are gratefully received. It helps to keep the sessions running. 

 Room Hire 

Community Library is available to hire by the hour when the Library is not open. We can accommodate groups up to 30. Kitchen facilities and a drinks machine available. 
Charges are: Weekdays: £10 per hour Saturday: Afternoon £15 per hour: Evening £20 per hour Sunday: Morning / Afternoon £15 per hour 
For further information please : Go to Contact Us and send us your details. 
Message us via our Facebook Page. Pop into the Library and leave your contact details at the Library Desk or call us on 0116 3053558 during Opening Hours. 
We will then be in touch to discuss your requirements and arrange a visit to view the facilities we have to offer. 

THE 100 CLUB 2024 

Congratulations to our 100 Club Winners, May 2024  

1st Prize: No 73, Penelope Coventry - £27.50 
2nd Prize: No 8, Jane Hicks - £16.50 
3rd Prize: No 67, Jane Dillon - £11.00 
Thank you to everyone who supports the Library through the 100 Club 
Join in the fun, support your local library and you too could win a CASH PRIZE like our lucky winners above.  
1st PRIZE: 25% of the monthly prize draw income 
2nd PRIZE: 15% of the monthly prize draw income 
3rd PRIZE: 10% of the monthly prize draw income 
BUT - You've got to be in it to win it! it costs £1 per month per number, with no restriction on how many numbers any person can have. To join, pick up an application form ( and rules) from Burbage Community Library.  
Drawn on the 1st Saturday of each Month. Results will be published here and on our Facebook page. 
Payable yearly in advance or pro-rata if you join after January. 
You must be over 16 to Join the 100 Club. Burbage Community Library 100 Club is a small Lottery as defined by the  
Gambling Act 2005 and is open to all residents of Burbage their family and friends . 

Donations Wanted 

As a Registered Charity we rely totally on our Volunteers, donations and fundraising events to keep the Library open for the Community of Burbage…  
We are currently looking for the following: 
Books - both adults and  
Talking Books 
Local History literature 

Books - New Arrivals 

Please note: Due to the high demand of new arrivals the book you would like may already have been loaned, but don’t be too disheartened as you can reserve any book. 
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