Happy 100th birthday, Fantastic Mr Dahl

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Happy 100th birthday, Fantastic Mr Dahl

There’s no golden ticket needed to enjoy all the fun and frolics of Mountmellick Library’s Roald Dahl celebration through September and October, with a wealth of activities organised to mark the 100th birthday of arguably the greatest children’s storyteller of modern times.

On Tuesday, September 27, at 4pm, there will be a Golden Ticket Hunt in the libary.

On Friday, October 7, at 3.45pm, there will be a Dream Jar craft workshop.

On Friday, October 14, at 3.45pm, there will be a talk on Roald Dahl’s fascinating life, and finally, on Friday, October 21, at 3.45pm, there will be readings from two of Dahl’s classics, Matilda, and The Twits.

The library will also be screening films based on Dahl’s books, one each Tuesday throughout October, starting with Fantastic Mr Fox on Tuesday, October 4.