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Silsden Library hosts teddy bears' picnic
8:00am Sunday 25th August 2013 in News
Around 30 teddies – and their young owners – converged on Silsden Library for a picnic.
Children aged up to ten took part in the event to promote Bookstart, which encourages reading from an early age.Bookstart Bear was also present.
“It was a brilliant event,” said Frances Bancroft, team leader at Keighley and Silsden libraries.
“There were craft activities, competitions, face painting and a musician. The children loved it.”
The picnic was among a series of activities being staged at libraries during the school summer holidays.