We have organised for musician, author and broadcaster Jarvis Cocker to open the new library in Wakefield, kicking off proceedings at 12 noon on Saturday 10 November.
Jarvis, who will be in the library from 12 to 12.30pm will join council leader Councillor Peter Box CBE to formally open the Library and talk about what libraries mean to him. Visitors are welcome.
Following the opening, there will be activities until 2.30pm, including a drop-in wii tournament (10am to 11.45am and 12.30pm to 1.30pm) and a Jeepers Creatures family workshop for children aged two to 12 (1pm to 2.30pm). Ring 01924 302700 or email to book a place on the workshop.
The new Library has more than 60,000 books, 70 PCs, a children's section, free WiFi for library members, quiet and reading areas, and comprehensive reference and local studies libraries. Jarvis Cocker's book, Mother, Brother, Lover, is available too!
Councillor Peter Box said: "I'm delighted Jarvis Cocker will be joining us for the opening. The whole event should be a great day, and I hope that as many people as possible come along to enjoy the fantastic new library."
Find out more about what's on at the new library, museum and other attractions from Wakefield One.