Check out December’s Councillor Rahman ebulletin. Published in January with Libraries’ New Year lockdown opening times this months newsletter contains highlights from across the city.

A new Young Peoples Reading Group for ages 13 – 18 and a local history Zoom session with members of the Brunswick community have been well received. Extraordinary storyteller Gav Cross performed his online Twisted Christmas Tales sessions with schools and Gorton Library had Santas knitted for MacMillan.

The Reset. Restart programme continues to support businesses through the pandemic with inspiring webinars and our friends at Manchester City of Literature have shared a video about why Manchester deserves the UNESCO designation of City of Literature, and how libraries are a big part of this. Avenue Library staff decided to challenge Strictly to its own game with their very own Age-Friendly Strictly dance sequence and while Northenden Library remained closed during December, staff arranged a home-delivery service commenting “it was like travelling on a time machine for me”.

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