It's only two years since Cox Green library was attracting just 9,000 visits a year. In twelve months that figure increased to an incredible 90,000.
Almost by way of celebration the RaW Storytelling Roadshow arrived in March 2007.
|Story-teller Mike O'Leary's scary thunder machine|
Professional storyteller Mike O'Leary entertained parents and children in the morning, with BBC Radio Berkshire there to capture the atmosphere during the Richard Skinner Show.
In the afternoon award-winning author Tim Bowler explained to the gathered throng just what inspired him to become an author, gave away signed copies of his books, and answered a string of searching questions from young and old.
|David Sheppard interviews a parent|
And throughout the day Quick Read books were given out in large number and a steady stream of parents took away a Max & Lara bookmark, pledging to make that phone call to order a storytelling pack.
Emma Wallace and her hard working team of Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Library Service colleagues had never seen the library so alive, and more RaW activity like this is bound to follow!