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Uncover the World of Theater, Literature and Performances at Marbella’s Library – Don’t Miss Out!

February 12, 2024
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Marbella’s Fernando Alcalá Library Welcomes Over 80,000 Visitors in 2023

The Fernando Alcalá Marín Central Library in Marbella concluded 2023 with more than 80,000 visitors, according to data from the City Council. The library plans a packed schedule for the first quarter, featuring theatre, reading clubs, and book presentations such as “Sara y el 2” by author Encarna Jerez, scheduled for Friday, January 26.

Library as a Cultural Hub

Carmen Díaz, the General Director of Culture, noted that the past year was filled with constant activity to make this cultural space accessible to all audiences. The library has now become a city landmark.

Upcoming Events and Activities

The first event in the children’s theatre program will be an inclusive storytelling session with pictograms titled ‘Terremotos y otros cuentos’ by Valeria Kiselova, on Friday, January 19, at 6:30 pm. This will be followed by the presentation of the book ‘Sara y el 2’ by Encarna Jerez on January 26 at 6:00 pm. The play ‘Kimiyu los animales y tú’ by Musas y Fusas (María Suberviola) will be performed on February 16 at 6:00 pm. Lastly, the theatrical story for early childhood ‘Tengo algo que decir’ will be held on March 15, also at 6:00 pm.

Reading Clubs and More

Various reading clubs will also be organized, all at 4:30 pm. Among them is the children’s cycle ‘El Rayo’, featuring ‘El monstruo y la bibliotecaria’ by Alfredo Gómez Cerdá (January 19 and February 2) and ‘El lápiz que encontró su nombre’ by Eliacer Cansino (February 16 and March 15). The program will continue with a new proposal titled ‘Mar de libros’ featuring ‘El ponche de los deseos’ by Michael Ende (January 24 and February 9); ‘Operación yogur’ by Juan Carlos Eguillor (February 23), and ‘Alejandro no se ríe’ by Alejandro Gómez Cerdá (March 15).

English Club and Other Activities

The library also organizes the English club ‘Bookworms’ on January 26, February 9 and 23, and March 15, at 7:00 pm. The club named ‘La Represa’ will discuss ‘Yerma’ by Federico García Lorca on January 30 at 5:00 pm. A free reading will be held on February 27, followed by ‘Ahora hablaré de mi’ by Antonio Gala on March 5, and ‘Vidas prometidas’ by Guillermo Busitil on March 26, both at 5:00 pm. Additionally, adult sessions titled ‘Reading and Emotional Intelligence’ will be held on February 8 and March 8.

Looking Ahead: April and May Events

The General Director of Culture also announced some events for April and May. These include an activity for Book Day on April 26, featuring the musical story ‘Arbolito y la Abubilla’ at 6:30 pm, and the presentation of the book ‘Ad Libitum’ to schoolchildren on May 31.

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