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Creative writing with Joy Rhoades

Have you always wanted to write but are not sure where to start? Have stories that you want to tell on paper but don’t know how? Joy Rhoades’ recent creative writing workshop at Hammersmith Library helped 25 budding writers with … Continue reading

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Ben Aaronovitch at Hammersmith Library

Hammersmith Library was very lucky to host a visit from author Ben Aaronovitch, part of his tour to promote the latest novel featuring Peter Grant, “The Hanging Tree.” For those of you unfamiliar with Ben’s books, the “Rivers of London” … Continue reading

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Creepy Crawly Craft in the Library!

As part of the Summer Reading Challenge, Hammersmith Library bugged out with a creepy crawly craft session. Inspired by our visit from Thelma the real Tarantula, we created our own dinner plate sized spiders, using tissue paper and large amounts of … Continue reading

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The Franco British Exhibition

Uxbridge Road Entrance Arch to the Franco British Exhibition I recently purchased a newly published book entitled ‘Shepherd’s Bush behind the Scenes’ by Hermione Cameron. It’s full of fascinating old photos of Shepherds Bush and has a section on the … Continue reading

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Pub Rock, Punk & Sex Pistols in Hammersmith

To tie in with this year’s Cityread London, Hammersmith Library has been celebrating rebellion through our local musical heritage. Legendary rock venue Hammersmith Odeon (now Apollo) has hosted just about everyone, including such superstars as the Beatles, Neil Young, Bruce … Continue reading

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Fulham Town Hall

Fulham Town Hall was completed in 1890 and two later extensions were built in 1904 and 1934.  It is now listed as Grade II*.   In 2011 the Council decided that the few remaining offices in the town hall should be … Continue reading

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Family history and Hammersmith Library

On Tuesday the 19th of January I was joined by a very of enthusiastic group of genealogists. They wanted to delve further into their family’s pasts and I was just as determined to show them how they could do so … Continue reading

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