New groups planning to do it by the book

TWO new groups are being launched to encourage readers to make the most of their libraries.

North Shields Library is starting a general fiction readers’ group for adults.

Its first get-together will take place on Tuesday from 5.30pm to 6.30pm, and it will then meet on the third Tuesday of every month.

For further details, call the Saville Street library on (0191) 643 5270.

Howdon Library is hosting a drop-in session on Saturday, May 19, from 10am to noon to discuss forming a new group to encourage residents to make more use of its community facilities.

For further information or to get involved, contact the Churchill Street library on (0191) 643 2070.