Minister Nathi Mthethwa to officially open Tshing Community Library in Ventersdorp

Arts and Culture Minister, Mr Nathi Mthethwa together with the MEC of Arts and Traditional Affairs, Ontlametse Mochware invite members of the media to the official opening of the newly constructed Tshing Community Library as part of Government ongoing efforts to create a reading nation. The event will take place on Thursday, 14 June  2018 at Tshing Library, JB Marks Local Municipality, Ventersdorp in North West.

Thousands of children from rural schools around Tshing and other neighboring communities are set to benefit from this structure built to bring access to library service and learning tools closer to people of all ages. This library will be fully equipped with all the necessary resources and books that will allow easy access to information.

The community will also have access to the use of computers with internet that will assist mostly job seekers, especially unemployed graduates and youth on their career development and access to information.

The newly constructed library has designated areas for all levels of development from foundation to tertiary education including material for reading for fun in order to create and enhance a culture of reading.

The event will unfold as follows:

Date                : Thursday, 14 June 2018

Time               : 10h30

Venue            : Tshing Library, JB Marks Local Municipality, Ventersdorp in North West

Media RSVP: Madimetja Moleba at Cell: 066 301 4675 /

Media enquiries please Contact Zimasa Velaphi at 072 172 8925.

Issued by the Department of Arts & Culture


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