Ipswich City Council
Meet your favourite sports star at the Ipswich Library in May
23 April 2012
IPSWICH residents will be able to have their photo taken during May with a number of popular sporting identities at Ipswich's library branches.
An Ipswich City Council spokesperson said Love to Read ...with Sports Stars would take place during the month at the library's branches at Redbank Plains, Ipswich and Redbank Plaza as part of the National Year of Reading celebrations.
"The large as life silhouettes of Ipswich-born cricketer Shane Watson, adventurer and athlete Gerrard Gosens, Wimbledon title holder Ashleigh Barty, golfer Bree Arthur, weightlifter Deborah Acason, former AFL player Gilbert McAdam from 98.9FM, rugby league player Lama Tasi and swimmer Megan Gianotti will be on display at the library branches and the mobile library throughout May.
"We want to encourage young people to take a photo of themselves reading their favourite book with their favourite sports star silhouette.
"We are then asking young people to upload their photos to the Library's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/IpswichLibrary.
Gerrard Gosens, who is a NYOR ambassador, will be at the Ipswich Library from noon on May 21 as part of this special project.
Library patrons will be able to learn more about Gerrard's action-packed life and the adventures he has had along the way.
For more information about Love to Read ...with Sports Stars contact the Ipswich Library and Information Service on 3810 6595.