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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd July 2006 Arsenal's new stadium The Emirates officially opened.
22nd July 2005 Jean Charles de Menezes is shot dead by plain clothes police at Stockwell tube station.
22nd July 1971 Born today: Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)
22nd July 1944 Born today: Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)
22nd July 1928 Fulham football legend Jimmy Hill was born in Balham, South London.
22nd July 1919 De Falla and Massine's Three-cornered Hat, premieres in London
22nd July 1844 Born today: William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)
22nd July 1814 The Earliest known match played at Lord's Cricket Ground.
Well Read in the North
A bustling literary extravaganza in the heart of Camden
Location: 218 Eversholt Street, NW1 1BD
Description: Camden Town is the cultural centre of the London Borough of Camden. It is famous for its crowded markets, liberal attitude and associations with popular culture. Since the 1960s when the Roundhouse was a centre of alternative culture, and later associations with punk and Goth subcultures. Camden Town is also referred to as Camden.
And it of course has a library, Camden Town Library is a bustling-medium sized branch library in the heart of Camden.
Well worth a visit when you have some time to kill - with all the usual borrowing opportunities...
A variety of books for lending, they also hire out videos, cassettes, CDs and audio-visual material. Internet access is also available.