This is my first contribution to the Blog [in fact my first contribution to any blog!] so here goes. Dawn Broadhurst (Reader Development Team) suggested I might outline the events at the Prestwich Library poetry group – Poems for People, as we call it. … More Prestwich Library Poetry Group – Poems For People
Seasons Greetings from The Reader Development Team at Bury Libraries. Have a great reading year!
We had a great time in Bury Library adding our support to Save The Children’s Christmas Jumper event. We raised £33.85p and, as you can see from the photographs, our fabulous staff embraced the festive spirit to the full! We look forward to adding more photos from our other service points as they become available. … More Bury Libraries support Christmas Jumper Day
Are you stuck finding that all important read to get you through the Christmas holiday period? You know what its like when you can’t eat, drink, talk or sparkle for one moment longer and what you really want is a quiet corner and a good book. You need look no further! … More Christmas inspiration from the Richard and Judy Book Club
The Ballroom by Anna Hope. Recommended by Sarah (Bury Library customer). 1911: Inside an asylum at the edge of the Yorkshire moors, where men and women are kept apart by high walls and barred windows, there is a ballroom both vast and beautiful. For one bright evening every week they come together and dance. And, … More The Ballroom by Anna Hope
When we were offered the opportunity to bid for An Audience Without Alan Bennett, the strength of feeling from everyone we asked made it a very simple decision! Read about the event here….
… More Alan Bennett – A Huge Hit For Bury Libraries!
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We always look forward to the Christmas decorations going up here at Bury Libraries! And Library Staff have really made this year’s display look especially festive by creating strings of beautifully crafted snowflakes to drape across the Children’s library; lovely twinkly lights, a Christmas tree and Santa’s…
We were so excited to be welcoming Milly Johnson to Tottington Library for afternoon tea and we were clearly not alone; the event sold out like hot cakes! ( In fact it was home made cupcakes that we were offering – kindly provided by Sue who does cake decorating classes at Tottington Library). Milly’s reputation had … More Milly Johnson Author Event
In November’s meeting of Bury Library’s Readers Group we discussed The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies.. … More The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies