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IF THERE'S flurry of activity down at your local library next week, don't be surprised— it's Children's Book Week.

One of the most spectacular displays is on at Gateshead Central Library in Prince Consort Road with the theme "Focus on the Future."

As well as a Dr. Who Tradis, there's some genuine Moon rock, a Leggo spaceship, a spare-part surgery display and the chance to have a go on a computer.

On Wednesday the film "Holocaust 2000" is being screened at 7.15p.m. and on Tuesday and Thursday the Skin and Bones Theatre Group, is presenting "Spaceman, Spaceman."

Also on Wednesday Caroline Holden, illustrator of the picture book "The Lion and Albert," will be drawing and talking to groups of children at and 4.00.

Caroline is also a at North Shields Library on Thursday morning as part of a full programme on North Tyneside. The main event is a book fair at North Shields Library where you can buy a wide range of popular paperbacks. This is being opened at 2.30 on Wednesday by Maggie Philbin of TV's Swap Shop and continues all week.

Sports writer Michael Hardcastle, author of "In the net, United ..." is visiting four libraries in the to talk about his work.

On Monday he will be North Shields at 10.30 am. and at Whitley Bay Library at 2.30; on Tuesday he will be at Wallsend Library at 10.30 a.m. and at Killingworth Library at 2.30.

Whitley Bay Library is running series of talks by local people from sports clubs between 5.30 and 6.30 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. For full details telephone Whitley Bay

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