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From the library...

Here's a wonderful, and very kind, update from our fantastic volunteer Sheila (who cleaned all the books in the library last year, along with Jill Standing). A huge thank you to them both for their invaluable help. We hope you enjoy this informative read:

Being a volunteer is always good for you. There are opportunities to meet new people, and a chance to feel good about helping out. Reasons enough you might think to volunteer as a Friend of Kemnay House, especially when the owners Alex and Nick are so kind and welcoming. But as a bibliophile, to be able to help in the library of this lovely house was an opportunity not to be missed.

Kemnay House library has a wonderful collection of antiquarian books which reflect the knowledge and interests of the previous generations. Music and theology feature, but also so many other volumes of varied topics. My friend Jill Standing and I were there ostensibly to inspect, clean, and protect the books, but what joy to be able to dip into and read some of these volumes.