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The British Book Awards 2019 Shortlist

The British Book Awards 2019 Shortlist

22/03/2019

The British Book Awards shortlist has been announced and we have a load of them in our library! Here are just a few we've picked out to get you... More >

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin book cover

Six of the best - contemporary Irish writers for St Patrick’s Day

14/03/2019

With so many Irish writers to choose from we've narrowed down the scope by choosing to celebrate just six of the best contemporary Irish novelists... More >

CAMEO awards 2019

CAMEO awards shortlist revealed

08/03/2019

The shortlist for the Creativity Across Media: Entertainment and Originality Awards (CAMEO) has been announced. The aim of the awards is to... More >

International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day 2019 – Celebrate Women’s Achievement!

08/03/2019

This year we are celebrating International Women's day by highlighting some great Calibre audio books on the theme of fighting inequality, and... More >

World Book Day 2019

World Book Day 2019

07/03/2019

Did a small person you know go to school dressed as a character from a book today? This year's theme for World Book Day is 'Celebrate Stories. Love... More >

New Pride Flag

Books to enjoy during LGBT History Month 2019

20/02/2019

February is LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender) History Month in the UK, a time to promote equality and diversity. This year the theme is... More >

Harry Potter night 2019

Harry Potter Quiz ANSWERS!

11/02/2019

If you took part in our magical quiz last week, here are the answers you have been waiting for! Make a note of your points as you go through and... More >

Harry Potter night 7th Feb 2019

Harry Potter Quiz

04/02/2019

To mark Harry Potter night this Thursday 7th February why not prove how much of a fan you are and test your Harry Potter knowledge with this rather... More >

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Big Garden Birdwatch

25/01/2019

This weekend is the RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch, where everyone around the country is invited to take part and survey the birds and other... More >

2019 fireworks

Re-Start Your Resolutions

18/01/2019

We're half way through January already but it is still not too late to pick a resolution for the coming year, or kick start those you had already... More >