The Municipal Network of Public Libraries of Mazarrón, a subsidiary of the Department of Libraries, has developed an extensive programme to encourage reading coinciding with the month in which World Book Day is celebrated. Activities for all ages will focus on this objective, including novelties such as free workshops of magic tricks and experiments and the activity "The Library goes out to the street". This programming will be continued in May with a special tribute to the famous author of "Matilda", Roald Dahl.
April begins with visits to the libraries of the schools, the open classrooms and the Alzheimer's Unit.
Also one of the main novelties of this year will be the Free Workshops of Magic Tricks and Experiments, an activity directed to readers from 8 to 12 years with a maximum of 20 participants. It will take place in the Library of Puerto de Mazarrón on Thursday, April 6 at 17:30 and in the Library of Mazarrón on Friday, April 7 at the same time. Entries can be made in both libraries.
Another novelty of the spring reading of 2017 will be the activity "The Library goes out to the Street", carried out on Tuesday, April 18, in the Plaza Toneleros in Puerto de Mazarrón and on Wednesday, 19 April in the Garden of La Purisima in Mazarrón from 16:30 to 19:30 hours.
The selected students will have, on Thursday, April 20 at 20:30 hours in the Cultural Centre, a new opportunity to improve what they have learned and to prepare for their exams by access to the University with the conference "Generatcíon del 98", being taken by Vicente Cervera, professor of Hispanic American Literature. This conference gives continuity to the one made by Carmen María López on March 30 and which dealt with the Generation of 27.
Storytelling, Cinema in the Library, Bibliopatio in Puerto de Mazarrón and crafts workshops in both public libraries complete the programming of the month of April.
In May it will be the turn to pay homage to the celebrated Welsh writer Roald Dahl, author of "Matilda". For this, the students of the different educational centres will perform a theatrical performance on May 4 and 5 in the Cultural Centre, starting at 20.00 hours.
On May 5 sees the awards + Children's Reader, + Adult Reader and the photographic contest "We Like to Read". It will also be from 20:00 hours at the Cultural Centre.
Finally for May 18, the Municipal Library Network has organized an trip to the Teatro Guerra de Lorca to attend the play “La velocidad del Otoño” performed by Lola Herrera and Juanjo Artero. Entries for this activity can be made in the libraries of Mazarrón and Puerto de Mazarrón