Saturday 23 August -Read while you wait, Digital Day and Craft2.0

I’ve got a friend who always has a good book in her bag – no moment is wasted when you’re waiting and you’ve got something fun to read. The Read While Waiting project comes out of the Random Alphabets group in Malaysia. This Saturday they are hoping to start a world wide movement – encouraging people to read while they wait – for a bus, a coffee even. Paul Reynolds, commentator extraordinaire, has blogged about this project. Word is that Cathedral Square at 3pm could be the place for Christchurch people to join in.
On Saturday you might also want to drop into the Central Library for Digital Day 10:00am-4:00pm.As part of Library Week 2008, come along to find out how to get the most from our free digital library:

  • get set up to access your library account online
  • access premium websites, free only to library members
  • explore our unique content and resources
  • read your favourite world newspaper online
  • listen to thousands of music tracks online

And if you are of a crafty frame of mind, pop down to  Craft 2.0 at Our City O-Tautahi. It’s an indie craft fair featuring the best and brightest of the New Zealand craft scene. You’ll find  handbags, jewellery, baby gifts and paper products, clothing and housewares, one-of-a-kind plushies and original artwork. It runs from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

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