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by celia
Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Would you like to be an Old Hat Books librarian?
Replies: 0
Views: 1703

Would you like to be an Old Hat Books librarian?

Old Hat Books was a radical book and hat library based in the front room of the Forest Café. The library was collectively run and anyone could get involved. Lots of the books and hats were donated and many were collectivised (people shared their books so the community could benefit). "We want t...
by celia
Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: proposal: graphic novels library on Sunday's afternoons?
Replies: 9
Views: 4862

Re: proposal: graphic novels library on Sunday's afternoons?

Re: OHB - what's happening. It seems as though nobody is interested in running the library anymore. I'll put up a post for potential new collective members to take over. But if this is unsuccessful, will try to get all of the books back to those who collectivised them. So sorry that the library hasn...
by celia
Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:33 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Volunteering tasks Outside the Kitchen
Replies: 2
Views: 2709

Re: Volunteering tasks Outside the Kitchen

If you'd like to get involved with Old Hat Books, the radical library in the front room, please come along to one of our shifts and chat to us about it! We're always in need of volunteers and any commitment is welcome. We have meetings once a month, love organising events (open readings, workshops, ...
by celia
Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:03 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can you fix the Old Hat Books hat stand?
Replies: 0
Views: 439

Can you fix the Old Hat Books hat stand?

We have a broken hat stand, (basically a bike wheel and a lamp base) the two components have fallen apart and despite our efforts, we can't put them back together. If you think you might be able to fix it or have a new hat stand you'd willingly donate, please pop in during a shift. We're open Monday...
by celia
Sat Jan 16, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Old Hat Books front room suggestion/request
Replies: 2
Views: 1104

Old Hat Books front room suggestion/request

Hi everyone. Sorry we couldn't get anyone to the Front of House meeting. We think it's really important that we attend because we love our space in the front room and would like to make it even more inviting when people enter. Hopefully next time we'll be more successful in turning up! We had planne...

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