TV broadcaster to speak at Durrington Library event

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JOURNALIST Nicholas Owen will be at Durrington Library on Monday to mark its 75-year anniversary.

The BBC and ITV newsreader is heading up a number of events at the branch for the diamond celebrations.

The library, on Salvington Road, opened on June 30, in 1938, at a cost of just £3,000 – which included the land, building and books.

It has since undergone several changes which saw it double in size in 1988 and, just last year, install state-of-the-art self-service machines.

The broadcaster, who started his career at the Daily Telegraph, will speak about life in the public eye and will also be signing copies of his autobiography Days Like This.

Tickets for the event, which starts at 7pm, cost £3.

To find out more, call 01903 260439 or visit www.westsussex.gov.uk/libraries