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Give a book a home this Christmas

Christmas theme with snow falling, Santa dropping presents off his sleigh in front of a big bright moon, snowmen giving gifts, a house covered in snow with a sign for the North Pole.
02 December 2019

Drop into one of our libraries in the run up to Christmas and see what gems you can pick up in one of our book sales.  These books have already been loaned by several readers and are itching to have their pages turned once again!  So be eco-friendly and give a book a home.

The book sales are in most libraries across the county and Colchester Library have their own pop-up bookshop.