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October 2018

Talk: Lucy Crane on Lithium Mining in Cornwall

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Lucy Crane, an exploration geologist with Cornish Lithium, will be talking about how Cornish Lithium are exploring for lithium contained within hot springs which occur naturally at depth within the granites. Lucy will talk about why the demand for lithium has risen recently, why it's set to continue and why Cornwall is so prospective for lithium, but also other technology metals such as cobalt and tin - which will be needed to drive the 'battery revolution'. PLEASE NOTE: this talk…

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November 2018

Artist & Subject – A Talk by John Trigg

November 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free
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Christmas Craft Fair

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Local makers and artists gather at the library for our annual craft fair - all your Christmas shopping needs catered for

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Victoria Osborne-Broad, talk and reading from her latest book

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free
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Penzance Orchestral Society’s Autumn Concert

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Penwith College, St Clare Street
Penzance, Cornwall TR18 2SA United Kingdom
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£10

Penzance Orchestral Society's Autumn Concert, themed to celebrate the Library's Bicentenary. Featuring Beethoven's Coriolan Overture and Schubert's Symphony No 6 (which dates from the year of the library's foundation) and mezzo soprano Charlotte Collier performing Mahler's orchestral song cycle Rückert-Lieder. The concert will be held at Penwith College Auditorium Tickets £10, available from Penzance Orchestral Society

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Sydney, Where Art Thou? – W.S Graham Centenary

November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

A Celebration in his own words of the life, work and centenary of the poet W.S. Graham, who was born in Scotland but spent most of his adult life in West Cornwall. Graham's poems will be introduced by John Butterworth and read by John Truscott.  

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Thank you event for our volunteers

November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

An invitation to all our wonderful volunteers to gather together for drinks and nibbles as our Chairman, Committee and staff give grateful thanks for all the hard work and time devoted to the library.

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December 2018

Deadlier Than The Male: Wives of the Generals, 1677-1937

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

How much influence did notable wives have on the leading commanders in British military history? These women tend to be disregarded but, as Trina Beckett demonstrates in this revealing and thought- provoking study, their influence has often been profound. Taking examples from the eighteenth century to the Second World War, she uncovers a hidden dimension in the rise to prominence of some of Britain’s most famous soldiers and documents a series of fascinating relationships between powerful men and equally powerful…

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Christmas Party

December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Morrab Library's Christmas party, with carols performed by the Buccas Four. There will also be a presentation of the Library Commemorative Book by Sue Lexington and Steph Haxton. As well as plenty of Christmas cheer!

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Ukulele Day

December 8 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Morrab Library TR18 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

The Music Box (Penzance family run musical instrument and accessory shop), will host a day of ukulele demos and tutorials at the Library. No experience necessary - just drop-in!

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