“If you like reading about places that you know why not try Bill Rogers or Kerry Wilkinson who both write thrillers set in Manchester.” A top tip from Kaye (Unsworth library). … More Have you tried Bill Rogers or Kerry Wilkinson?
The Bookwormz Book Review competition organised by Prestwich Book Festival in partnership with Bury Library and Raring2Go! … More Bookwormz Book Review Competition.
Please join Bury Libraries in celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary and World Book Night. To mark both of these fantastic events – celebrated on Saturday the 23rd April -we are pleased to present Professor Jigget in two unique Shakespearean productions commissioned by Bury Libraries. In both a podcast and a video, Professor Jigget delivers extracts from … More Celebrate Shakespeare 400 and World Book Night
Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel , is aimed at teenagers but adults will enjoy this novel just as much… … More Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel
We were very pleased to welcome local author Alrene Hughes to Unsworth Library on Tuesday 15th March. Alrene is originally from Belfast in Northern Ireland but has been based in Manchester for a number of years where she was a member of the Manchester Irish Writers Group. Also, Alrene was formerly an assistant head teacher … More Meeting Alrene Hughes.
John Rylands Library opened in 1900 with 70,000 books and about 100 manuscripts. Today it houses 250,000 volumes and over 1,000,000 manuscripts and archival items. On March 2nd, six very excited reading group members met for a specially arranged Explorer Tour. It was built by Enriqueta Rylands in memory of her husband John, Manchester’s … More Bury Carers’ Reading Group Trip to John Rylands Library
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Our team of library assistants worked really hard yesterday to prepare the Shakespeare Display ready for our competition which opens today! The cabinet displaying the competition props has been installed at Bury Library but other libraries across the Borough will be joining in: Topping Fold; Whitefield; Prestwich…