Events - 16 Mar 18

Book display and poetry tree of 16 of the best-loved English-language poets


Spring is here! Well, almost…while waiting for those warmer days, take some time for poetry and the French national celebration “Le Printemps des poètes”…

John Donne, John Keats, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, T.S Eliot…is this music to your ears? If so, come to the library to see the display and poetry tree of a selection of some of the well-known and well-loved poets of the English-language. 

Coffee House

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This is a special moment when the community gathers together to talk about everything and anything (…in English of course!) and sips coffee and tea. Coffee House is free and open to all library members. Just drop in, no need to reserve!


Knit and natter


Come along and bring your knitting,

Have a natter while you’re sitting,

Or learn to knit with wool provided,

Needles loaned and stitches guided.

Knitted garments are très chic,

So be in vogue and start this week.


Knit and natter is a free activity open to all members. No need to reserve, just come and enjoy yourself!

Reading by American poet Joe Ross

In the context of the Printemps des Poètes 2018 (the French national celebration of poetry) the library is pleased to have former Poet resident, Joe Ross, once again in the library for a bilingual reading of his poetry. He will also be sharing his ideas about why poetry is important in our daily lives.

This program has been organised with the collaboration of the MIEL (Maison internationale des écritures et des littératures) with the support of the Ville d’Angers.

Reading Shakespeare

ShakespeareTreat yourself to an afternoon of a collective reading of Shakespeare’s Henry the Fourth. This activity consists of watching a BBC production on DVD and then reading relative scenes. This is a great activity for lovers of language and fans of the great wit. The activity is free for library members. Please sign up at the front desk.

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