THIS week sees Looking Back wishing a very Happy 50th birthday to Harwood Library.

All week the library is celebrating the landmark and inviting people to come along and join in its 50th birthday celebrations.

A special history display will tell the story of the building and you will able to borrow a book from a special ‘Retro Library’ of titles from 1969.

On Monday, a tea party was held where children could help staff create a memory board and make a celebration badge. In the afternoon the library’s Toddler Tales celebrated the classic children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar which was published in 1969.

The library’s birthday party takes place on Friday, December 13, from 1pm to 3pm and will feature popular ukulele band, Ukes Like Us. Admission is free so try and get along to support your local library.