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Book Week - children's readings this weekend

Aug 15, 2011

Jackson's Goal front coverAs part of the club’s activities to celebrate Book Week (August 22-26), the MCC Library is conducting storytime readings of children’s book Jackson's Goal outside the library prior to this weekend’s AFL matches.

Readings will commence at 5.45pm on Saturday at the Colingwood v Brisbane match and 3.45pm on Sunday at the Melbourne v Richmond match.

Members are encouraged to bring their children or grandchildren.