Reading Activists Westminster social reporter Jessica Collins tells us about a night out at Pimlico Library organised and run by Reading Activists volunteers:
Who ever thought libraries were silent would have been confused by the noise erupting from Pimlico library recentlyUK.
What was taking place was an event to show people that the library is a space for whatever people want to do! All within reason... At 6.30pm people started to arrive and were shown by the Reading Activists volunteers how to use an online resource which allows you to listen to every kind of music you could think of, all for free, (well, paid for by Westminster library), but free for us!
Then after having filled up on crisps and drinks everyone gathered round to hear Lyndon Haynes a.k.a 'Lyn'E'Lyn', who was part of the Sindecut, the first UK hip hop group to be signed by a major label. Lyndon told the crowd about his book, called My Dysfunction Family which is about how his life has developed.
Then as the Kennington Symphony orchestra took a break, a new band called Kettled (made up of students from Pimlico academy) took to the stage. They played four songs written by the group and were met with great applause by the audience and the staff at the school and library who could not help but stay and watch. Afterwards everyone had some well-deserved pizza and chatted about music, libraries and books!
A great night was had by all, thanks to everyone who helped to organise this event and look out for more events at Pimlico library.
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