Nottinghamshire Libraries prepare to host Forest legend

John McGover will be appearing at Mansfield and Worksop Libraries to read extracts of his new book.

John McGover will be appearing at Mansfield and Worksop Libraries to read extracts of his new book.

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Nottingham Forest legend John McGovern - the man who captained the football club to win the European Cup twice - is preparing for two talks at Nottinghamshire County Council’s libraries.

He will be appearing at both Mansfield Library on November 29 and Worksop Library on December 1.

John McGovern will be reading from his autobiography From Bo’ness to the Bernabeu: My Story at Mansfield and Worksop.

He said: John McGovern said: “I am looking forward to the forthcoming talks at both Worksop Library and Mansfield Library. Partnership initiatives between Nottingham Forest and the county council’s library service really help promote the value of reading and libraries to so many people.”

Councillor John Knight is committee chairman for culture, at Nottinghamshire County Council said: “We are very pleased to be welcoming John McGovern to both Worksop Library and Mansfield Library. His talks about his life and career will be fascinating and these events are further examples of the exciting and varied programme of around 7,000 events we host in our libraries each year – offering something for everyone.”

His talk will take place on Sunday, November 29 between 1pm to 3pm Mansfield Central Library and at Worksop Library on Tuesday, December 1 between 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Tickets are £6 and booking is essential. Call Mansfield Library on 01623 651337 and Worksop on 01909 535353.