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Buckby Library & Hub is a community run Charity established to provide services and activities to the Northamptonshire village of Long Buckby and its surrounding villages.

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Our Final Film Night of 2022 is coming up on Tuesday 6th December

OPERATION MINCEMEAT:  In 1943, at the height of World War Two, British Intelligence agents hatched an elaborate scheme to convince the Germans that the Allied forces were planning to invade Greece rather than Sicily. The plan, code-named Operation Mincemeat, involved planting forged documents upon a dead body before setting him adrift in neutral Spanish waters, with the aim of the papers ending up in German hands. An extraordinary and true story. Starring Colin Firth and Matthew Macfadyen. Run time is 125 minutes plus there will be an interval half way through of 15 minutes.

We have lots of Children’s Christmas Activities Coming!

Here are the important dates for your diaries…. small charges of £2.50 per child (age 3 upwards) will apply to help cover costs, please check with the library for more details. Please ensure you book in as places are limited!

Thursday 22nd December ~ 2.15pm ~ Crafts and Book Hunt

Friday 23rd December ~ 2.15pm ~ Crafts and Book Hunt

Thursday 29th December ~ 2.15pm ~ The Gruffalo and Crafts

Friday 30th December ~ 2.15pm ~ Owl Babies and Crafts

From 1st November

Great News! we are extending our opening hours from 1st November during the winter months to include lunchtimes on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. We will now be open continuously from 10am to 4.30pm on these days with refreshments also extended until 2pm. Come along browse the books, read newspapers or magazines etc and enjoy a cuppa and a biscuit!

Art Groups

Two new art groups have started in the Library in September – just come along and join in! £5 per session

SATURDAY 2-4pm (monthly from 10 September and then the Second Saturday each month.)
Art for Relaxation will be for those who believe they have never been good at art but would like to play with art materials in a relaxed way with guidance, following APCCA principles.

Tuesday 2-4 pm (weekly, from 13 September)
Art Club in the Hub is a ……