Book Blethers At The Mitchell!

Event: Book Blethers! Where: Glasgow Libraries’ Resource Unit. The Mitchell Library, Granville Street entrance, G3 7DN)

When: Wednesday 14 June 2017
Times: Session 1 – 2.00 to 3.30 p.m.
Session 2 – 4.00 to 5.30 p.m.

Session 1: The theme for our second Book Blether is “A Good Story”. Whether it’s a historical who done it, a psychological thriller, family story or about murder and mayhem, Come along and share your thoughts with other readers about a book you have recently read and enjoyed. We’ll also be chatting about the merits of different reading formats; from

Hard copy, large print and Braille to the various audio and electronic formats.

Session 2: We’ll be joined by Lucy Begley of Humanware who will demonstrate how audio and electronic books can be read on some of their equipment. You can try reading with the Braille Note Touch, Victor Stream, the Orcam and the new Connect 12.

As part of “Make a Noise in Libraries” fortnight, RNIB Talking book Service and Online Today will be in the Mitchell’s new “Let’s Talk” area throughout the afternoon. So make sure you go along and chat with the team.

Contact Ann Hamilton on 0141 287 2920 or e-mail ann.s.hamilton@glasgowlife.org.uk

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