Author to help mark book night

A top author is helping celebrate World Book Night at Wallsend Customer First Centre next week.

Volunteers will share their love of reading on Wednesday, April 23, with author Stephen May joining the Wallsend celebration to talk about his novel Wake up Happy Every Day.

The free event starts at 7pm and refreshments are provided. Places can be booked by contacting (0191) 643 2075.

On the morning, library staff will be in Wallsend Forum between 9.30am and 11.30am, to give away copies of the special World Book Night titles.