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Anstey Community Library Opens

It started with an advert in the Local and a hope that people would come forward and volunteer to help us staff the library ….

Anstey Volunteer Recruitment Flier

…. from meetings over the summer, to several weeks of training in September ….

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….to preparing for our Opening Day celebration.

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Tracey Beighton from Leicestershire Libraries officially handed over the Library Keys to Phil Knight, Chair of Trustees for ACL on Saturday October 3rd 2015.

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Tracey and Phil

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Brian Kibble gave a wonderful opening speechbrians speech

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Local dignitaries, David Snart and Martin Broomhead …

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… were on hand to help Brian cut the ribbon with Phil and Debs …

Brian Kibble cuts the ribbon

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And we all went through the doors and over the threshold into the brand new Anstey Community Library – ran by our team of  volunteers for the local community …

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… and Anstey residents turned up in great numbers to support us.

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