Cards and cake mark Cobbett library’s 84th birthday

cobbett library 84th birthday montageChildren played, the cake was cut and colourful cards were displayed, alongside memorabilia including the original 1939 opening programme, at the still shut Cobbett Road Library’s 84th birthday celebration on Saturday (May 20). See previously and read more for larger image.

cobbett library 84th birthday montageFriends of Cobbett Road Library treasurer Tim Forcer cuts the cake. Inset: some children’s birthday card competition entries

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