Book lovers invited to night of reading

More than a hundred free books with be given away at a Northumberland College library event for World Book Night 2013.

The event will take place at the Ashington campus in College Road from 6pm to 8pm on Tuesday, April 23.

As part of a nation-wide celebration of reading and books, six staff members have selected a book each and will have 20 copies of it to give away after talking briefly about their choice.

Librarian Christine Athey said: “Members of the local community are invited to drop in with family and friends for a fun filled evening, with music from Ashington band Sense in December and poetry from local poet Raymond Reed.”