French touch for library

PUBLISHED: 14:16 02 July 2007 | UPDATED: 15:10 12 May 2010

: From left, David Gray, president of the Royston & District Town Twinning Association, Sue Kewley, assistant district librarian, Maureen Mitchell, library manager and Clare Davies, of the twinning association.

: From left, David Gray, president of the Royston & District Town Twinning Association, Sue Kewley, assistant district librarian, Maureen Mitchell, library manager and Clare Davies, of the twinning association.

A SELECTION of books from Royston s French twin-town La Loupe have been donated to Royston library. The books were handed over by Royston & District Twinning Association president David Gray after a recent visit to La Loupe. The mayor of La Loupe, Chris

A SELECTION of books from Royston's French twin-town La Loupe have been donated to Royston library.

The books were handed over by Royston & District Twinning Association president David Gray after a recent visit to La Loupe.

The mayor of La Loupe, Christian Escobar, decided to donate the books after Royston has made a similar presentation to the French twin-town two years ago.

Twinning association publicity officer Clare Davies said that the English books were in "great demand" in the library in La Loupe.

"Those book were much appreciated and they are being used as a teaching aid for people learning English," she said.

A wide-ranging selection of books have been donated to Royston library which include French translation of well-known English authors such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, P D James and Barbara Taylor Bradford.

There was also a selection of children's books.

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