Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Did you miss out???

A new book on Darwen and its Characters, written by Harold Heys and published by the Friends of Darwen Library, sold out within 24 hours of its launch at Darwen Library. The FODL are planning to print a second edition which will be available before their next coffee morning on November 22.

Meanwhile, there has been a lot of interest in close on 50 photos of war memorials from Darwen churches. Said chairman John East: "Every family in Darwen lost someone in the Great War. And most people who come into the Library to look at the photos recognise a family member who fell or served in the conflict."

The FODL are also experimenting with a rolling TV show of pictures from the Library archives. Take a look - there's bound to be something to interest everyone whether it's street scenes, trams and buses, churches and schools or parks and cemeteries.