Mr.Bolitho, the County Library's Local History librarian, has recently retired. His successor is Lesley Kirkwood, who is available at Warwick, mornings only.
The Libraries and Heritage Department theme for 1993 is RURAL LIFE. Alcester Library is to host various events, including our own society's display of old rural photos in May. Other planned events are an exhibition by the Warwickshire College of Agriculture, Horticulture and Equine Studies, a flower display by our local Flower Club, a demonstration of spinning and weaving and an exhibition of wild flower paintings.
Some Recent Additions to the Library
BOLITHO P. 'Ripples from Warwickshire's Past'
DOUGLAS A.& J. 'Birmingham Shops' (Brewin Books)
SALTER M. 'The Old Parish Churches of Warwickshire' and 'Castles and Moated Mansions of Warwickshire'
SMITH B 'Ghosts of Warwickshire'
MIDLAND WARPLANE MUSEUM 'Propellors OverWarwick'
TIMPSON J. 'Timpson's English Villages'
ROOM A. 'The Street Names of England'
Spring 1993 Index