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Technology: the consequences of the Increased use of Artificial Intelligence

Shoe Lane Library

Wednesday 28th June

12.30 – 1.30

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“Libraries are an idea, and ideas are indestructible” – Jah Wobble.

“Libraries are an idea, and ideas are indestructible” – Jah Wobble.

 

An evening of chat with band leader, singer, poet, composer, ex Public Image Ltd. bass player

and London Libraries lead ambassador John Wardle, aka Jah Wobble. In conversation with Anthony Hopkins, Head of Library, Heritage & Adult Education Service, Merton Council.

A Barbican Music Library event to accompany Picture This: The Music Photography of Sheila Rock exhibition currently on display until 4th July 2017.

Doors open 6.30pm.

Wed, June 21, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Barbican Library

Level 2 Barbican Centre

Silk Street

London

EC2Y 8DS

£12

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United against Dementia

United Against Dementia

Carol Feldon of The Alzheimer’s Society Will be addressing questions about diagnosis and showing how it is possible to live a positive life with dementia.

Barbican Library

Thursday 18 May 2017

12 – 1pm

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Mental Awareness week in The City of London Libraries

Mental Awareness Week  8th – 14th May

And Music in

The City of London

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Artizan Street Reading Group Discuss this years Cityread book Prophecy by S.J Parris

This Month’s Book  Discussion on

Prophecy by S.J Parris

Cityread London 2017

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Picture This

Picture This

The Music Photography of

Sheila Rock

Barbican Music Library

26 Apr – 4 Jul 2017

 Question: What do Blondie, The Clash, The Jam, Siouxsie & the Banshees, John Lydon  and U2 have in common?

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Shine On, Marquee Moon

Shine On, Marquee Moon

Music writer Zoe Howe Will be chatting about her debut rock ‘n’ roll novel….

‘Shine On Marquee Moon’

She will be talking with Mark Hart about her numerous rock biographies, including ‘Barbed wire kisses – The Jesus and Mary Chain story’, ‘Stevie Nicks – Visions ,Dreams and Rumours’, ‘Wilco Johnson – Looking Back at Me’ and ‘Lee Brilleaux – Rock ‘n’ Roll Gentleman; The Adventures of Dr Feelgood’s iconic Frontman ‘.  Also under discussion will be new project Poly Styrene: I am Cliché and an upcoming Poly Styrene biography, both collaborations with Poly’s daughter Celeste. 

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Barbican Library

6.30 – 8pm (doors open at 6pm)

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There’s a Lion in the Library

There’s a Lion in the Library

A Play for Children

Based on the book by Michelle Knudsen

Artizan Street Library & Community Center

Thursday 4th May 2017

10 AM

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Turmoil, Treachery and Treason in Tudor Times

Turmoil, Treachery & Treason in Tudor Times

Guided City Walk part of  Cityread London 2017

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