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|Thursday, 10 May 2012 10:19|
Emfuleni Library Information Services celebrated this year Library Week with style as they embarked on fun walk.
The main celebration took place at Nkalimeng Leutswa Sharpeville on the 09 March 2012. This year's theme was “Develop @ your library”.
Special guest gracing this event included the local pre-school kids who form part of the Library Information Services' Born to Read Program. The programme is aimed at pregnant women who are are encouraged to attend libraries story telling sessions held at different libraries across Emfuleni, in order to engender the spirit of reading to their unborn children.
“The aim of this annual event is to celebrate country's intellectual and literacy heritage , marketlibrary services to the community, highlight the role of libraries and promote the right to freedom of access to information” explains Marina Van Wyk of Emfuleni Library Services.
Mr Bull Simon Lehoko, the former Chief's player and Vaal Professionals coach who is a well known legend joined in the celebration. He used the event to distribute fresh produce from food gardens project that he and his colleagues have inititated during the staging of the 2010 Fifa World Cup.
By Thabiso Radebe
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