Laureate leads library celebrations in New Mills and Glossop

National Libraries Day, Derbyshire poet laureate Helen Mort with Caroline Farren and her daughters Lucy and Libby
National Libraries Day, Derbyshire poet laureate Helen Mort with Caroline Farren and her daughters Lucy and Libby

Derbyshire poet laureate Helen Mort visited New Mills and Glossop libraries on Saturday as part of National Libraries Day.

The Chesterfield writer held family creative writing workshops at the two libraries, entitled An Open Book.

She is the fifth Derbyshire poet laureate and will be until September 2015.