Join us on a voyage of discovery, reading a different author each month as we celebrate 12 great authors this year.
Join in with National Storytelling Week from 1 February until 8 February and celebrate the tradition that is storytelling!You can be as creative as you like – take part in storytelling activities, make up stories, read stories from books or even act them out. Make sure to join us for some great storytelling activities: Storytime Sessions Storytime… Continue reading National Storytelling Week 2020
In 2019, to celebrate LGBT+ History Month, we launched our collection of LGBT+ books, these were 33 carefully chosen titles and contained both classic and modern books. The aim of this collection has been to showcase some of the wonderful books featuring LGBT+ characters and themes. The collection is for everyone; whether you want to… Continue reading LGBT+ Collection 2020 edition
Are you up for the challenge of a month without alcohol? Many people out there feel they drink too much, drink too often or would just like to take a break from drinking. This could be for health reasons or because you're worried about your habits. Whatever the reason, January is the perfect excuse to… Continue reading Dry January 2020
The book our online reading group will be reading (or listening to) and discussing in January has been decided on through a vote in the group. The results are in and the January book is… The spy of Venice / Benet Brandreth. When he's caught out by one ill-advised seduction too many, young William Shakespeare flees Stratford… Continue reading Digital Readers – January book