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New grand Library of Southern Europe announced for Estepona

THE mayor of Estepona, Jose Maria Garcia Urbano, has announced that the process of obtaining private land near La Rada beach for a grand Library of Southern Europe is underway. It is expected to be one of the most important cultural and leisure facilities in Spain, making up 5,000 square metres and opening out onto […]

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Library runs reading workshop for children in Benitachell

BENITACHELL’S municipal library has organised a challenge for children to encourage them with their reading. ‘12 meses, 12 aventuras’ aims to inspire kids to read a book each month from the library’s wide range of titles, including ‘Geronimo Stilton’, ‘Diario de Greg’, ‘Diario de Nikki’ and ‘Les vambes vermelles’. The CEIP Santa Maria Magdalena school […]

Red Cross Refugee Appeal receives €1,000
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Red Cross Refugee Appeal receives €1,000

JAVEA’S Original Charity Shop & Library presented the Red Cross Refugee Appeal with a cheque for €1,000 last week. The donation was very gratefully received, with volunteer Sandy Tsalikidis expressing her greatest thanks: “Please thank all your volunteers for the splendid work they do for everyone in the community. What would we do without you?” […]

Local library wins Maria Moliner award
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Library wins reading promotion award

BENITACHELL’S municipal library was recognised for its commitment to the promotion of reading recently as it was awarded the National ‘Maria Moliner 2017’ Prize. Maria Moliner (30 March 1900 – 22 January 1981) was a Spanish librarian and lexicographer known for her famous Diccionario de uso del espanol, first published in 1966–1967 The library in […]

School library gets visit from supporters
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School library gets visit from supporters

CURRENT Charity Steward of the Javea Lodge, Bro Malcolm March, took time out to visit the village school in Benigembla to view the newly purchased and recently installed ‘Library Corner’. The furniture, books and games for the ‘Library Corner’ had been purchased with a donation of €430, made to the school by Freemasons of Javea […]

San Pedro beach installation
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San Pedro beach installation

The collection, which is open from noon to 7pm, is named the Ludoteca del Mar (sea library), and will return again next summer between June and September. Earlier this month, the deputy mayor of San Pedro Alcantara, Rafael Piña, and the council’s head of Culture, Gema Midon, visited the collection. Midon explained the book display, […]

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World Book Day storytelling marathon in Benitachell

THE BENITACHELL Municipal Library played host to the Poble Nou Storytelling Marathon last week. The event, organised by the library to celebrate World Book Day on April 23, attracted over 60 children from the municipality. It provided the perfect opportunity for young storytellers to get involved, as the library transformed into a space of magic […]