Media Alert: Minister Meyer Celebrates National Book Week with Unveiling of "Demo Library"
On Monday, 5 September 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will officially open National Book Week by unveiling a "Demo Library" at the Liberty Promenade Shopping Mall in Mitchell's Plain.
The demo library will be "built" with canvas screens featuring stacked bookshelves and will be fully furnished. The aim of the demo library is to promote a culture of reading, library usage and lifelong learning and provide for the information, reading and learning needs of the community.
During National Book Week, Minister Meyer hopes to attract non-library users to make use of their public libraries and to explain the treasures that can be found on their shelves.
Date: Monday, 5 September 2011
Venue: The Liberty Promenade Shopping Mall, Beacon Valley, Mitchell's Plain
Cell: 072 623 4499