Bury Libraries hosted its first ever theatre production on Thursday 26th May in the Memorial Hall, Longfield Suite, Prestwich. This was a six week family community project of reading, drama, theatre and dancing skills. … More Bury Libraries present ‘Arabian Nights’
“This is a shocking dissection of family relationships, past traumas and distorted expectations, quite beautifully written with plenty of misdirection. You really won’t see what’s coming!” Fiona. … More The Bones Of You by Debbie Howells
“The Storied Life of A J Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin, a nice light read, well written and a good ending, an enjoyable read.” Cathy (Unsworth Library). A.J. Fikry owns a failing bookshop. His wife has just died in tragic circumstances. A prized, rare and valuable first edition has been stolen. His life is a wreck. … More The Storied Life of A.J.Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
How did the girl who once dreamed of being a Charlie’s Angel become such a cowed and submissive woman? “Colette Snowden tells Marion’s story brilliantly. This book really made me think.” Sarah. … More The Secret To Not Drowning by Colette Snowden
Bury Libraries invites you to Prestwich Library on Monday 20th June at 7pm, to meet the author of Tainted Love, Anna Chilvers. TAINTED LOVE is a modern gothic tale of how old stories can unravel people’s lives. … More Author Event: Meet Anna Chilvers.
If you are looking for a ‘one stop shop’ for reading inspiration; you really should give the Whichbook website a try. The site is fabulously flexible, affording the user several different methods to search out that next great book. By using sliding scales you can indicate the factors in a story that you enjoy … More Whichbook?-Choosing your next read.
Bury Libraries is celebrating carers wherever they are, whatever they face & whomever they care for.
You are all heroes! … More Carers Week
Seventeen-year-old Catherine ‘Cat’ Morland has led a sheltered existence in rural Dorset, a life entirely bereft of the romance and excitement for which she yearns. So when Cat’s wealthy neighbours, the Allens, invite her to the Edinburgh Festival, she is sure adventure beckons. Sarah of Radcliffe Library was ‘amused and entertained…’ … More Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid