5.30pm: Award Winning novelist Linda Grant, whose recent book is We Had It So Good, will be interviewed by Gillian Slovo.
7 to 10pm (Saturday): Acoustic sets from notable locals including the Katherine Blake (Mediaeval Baebes, Nick Marsh (Urban Voodoo Machine), Ronnie Golden, Marcia Mello and JC001 (the world’s fastest rapper)
12midnight to 7am (Sunday): Call & Response’s eclectic mix of ambient sounds will heard in the main library
Book Films (in the gallery):
12.30midnight (Sunday): Fahrenheit 451 (1966) cert. PG
4am (Sunday): Wings of Desire (1987) cert. PG
Throughout the night: Shorts from the 2010 Wood Green Film Festival
10.30pm (Saturday): Join our special guests as they discuss the library of their dreams – what could libraries be in the 21st century?
Book in a Night (in the UnLibrary):
All night: Our UnLibrary team will curate the making of a digital book. Help them write, edit, illustrate and publish writings on the subject of dreams… in just twelve overnight hours. All you need to bring is your laptop, creativity and a sleeping bag!
All night: See local artist Kiki Machado (who makes beautiful art out of things other people throw away) turning Hornsey Library into a giant, rubbish art instillation.
Book In a Message:
All night: Write, in 20 words why you love Haringey Libraries. Keep it short, sweet and incredibly passionate!
Books Back: Fines Amnesty!
Return your overdue books anytime between 5.00pm Saturday 5th and 12noon on Sunday 6th March and we will delete your fines, on that item.
Book Night Give Away:
Paul Higgins of Make Friends with a Book and Sally of Piece of Plenty will be giving away free books for you to read right through the night.
Fun for Children:
5 to 9pm (Saturday): Crafts, films and nursery rhymes in the Children’s Library
10am (Sunday): Story time with Sean Edwards
10.30am (Sunday): Make a collage with local illustrator Tanya Linch
Breakfast Picnic and Jazz (in the Foyer):
10am (Sunday): Pack your bagels, baguettes, marmalade and… blankets, and head down to Hornsey library for a Sunday morning picnic. You bring the blankets; we’ll play the live jazz!