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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th June 1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
24th June 1942 Born today: Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)
24th June 1717 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London
24th June 1509 The Coronation of Henry VIII in Westminster Abbey.
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.