September Activities Programme at Putney Library

Events this month include a talk by author Jill Hopper on her latest book

Putney Library. Picture: Google Streetview

The programme of events for September at Putney Library has been announced.

Wednesday 21st 6.30-7.30 author JILL HOPPER will be coming to Putney library to talk about her book, The Mahogany Pod: “ a tender and vital account of what it means to live, and love, fully.”
email: for more details or just turn up!

Art space:15/8 – 1/10 Marcy Richardson DISLACEMENT
Marcy Richardson was born in Canada to second generation Ukrainian refugees. Her first language was Ukrainian. Until she was six, she was raised by her grandparents who survived the Holodomor starvation as children and being taken from their homes as teenagers by the Nazis to work in a German labour camp.
Marcy has been distraught to see that History is repeating itself, and that her family in Ukraine is going through what her grandparents did many years ago. Marcy’s recent work has been exploring what it means to feel displaced as a refugee.


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September 16, 2022