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Public Library Josefina de la Torre de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will open weekends and holidays

Public Library Josefina de la Torre de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will open weekends and holidays

The Public Library Josefina de la Torre of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria City Council, the library of the beach, will attend uninterruptedly, starting this Friday , July 5, from 11.30 am to 8.30 pm , on weekends and public holidays. July and August. From Monday to Friday he will keep his usual schedule from 09.30 to 13.30 and from 16.30 to 20.30.

According to the Consistory, the library, located on Numancia Street, between California and Pizarro, on the Paseo de Las Canteras, will offer activities to its younger audience and every Friday, at 6:00 pm, the small readers will be able to enjoy play workshops at Those who develop their ingenuity and creativity.

In July, children can make windmills and enjoy a story workshop (Friday 5), a week later, on Friday 12, based on the classic Burmese story Cocorico, the animators will prepare different activities for them.

Friday 19 will be reserved for the development of kites, and the last Friday of July (26) will be dedicated to the construction of kaleidoscopes.

On the other hand, the workshops scheduled in the afternoons of the Fridays of August, also at 18:00, will offer the opportunity to live a creative experience with the making of mobiles (Friday 2), hanging of gomaeva (Friday 9), windmills (Friday 16), comets (Friday, August 23) and photo frames (Friday 30).

The rest of the libraries of the municipal network, with the exception of the Cuevas Torres Municipal Library, with afternoon hours, from 3.30 to 8.30 pm, and the Calvo Sotelo Library, will open their doors all summer from 09.30 to 13.30, for guarantee the loan of your funds throughout the morning of the summer months.


Meanwhile, the City Council, with the aim of encouraging citizens to rediscover their nearest center and encourage the reading habit, will update and renew the funds of the Municipal Public Libraries with the constant acquisition of new copies.

Facing the summer season has proceeded to the purchase of The watchers of the lighthouse, Camilla Läckberg, Helen can not sleep, Marian Keyes, Almost a novel, Megan Maxwell, Compass looking for lost smiles, Albert Espinosa, Ask me whatever you want now and always, by Megan Maxwell, El maestro del Prado, by Javier Sierra, Bímini by Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa, The End of the Scribes, by Glenn Cooper, and Hiromi Shinya’s La enzima prodigiosa, by adults.

With regard to children’s and young people’s literature, Réquiem, by Lauren Oliver, Mechanical Princess (Shadowhunters), by Cassandra Clare, The Adventures of King Arthur, by Geronimo Stilton, The Queen of the Dream (Kingdom Princesses) has been acquired of Fantasy) by Tea Stilton, Good Morning Princess, by Blue Jeans, Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick, Beautiful Final by Kami Garcia, and The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan.

In you can see the branch in which the mentioned publications are available, as well as consult the titles of the more than 65,000 copies belonging to the BICA fund, a global network to which the Municipal Public Libraries are attached. and that allows the access to the collective catalog of the libraries of the Community with a unique card.

Finally, the Consistory capital recalled the operation during the summer of Telebiblioteca service, municipal assistance of loan of books, audio books and e-readers or readers of electronic books, and audiovisual material at home, an initiative that guarantees the permanent attention to people over 75 and with reduced mobility through the toll-free number 900 750 800.