Monthly Archives: July 2012

Don’t forget your Reading Pasport

This summer the world comes to London and the South West for the 2012 Olympic games. As part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, libraries across Dorset and the South West invite you to explore the world through your reading. … Continue reading

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Calling all children! Join the Summer Reading Challenge

Youngsters around Dorset are invited to step into the ‘Story Lab’ a celebration of stories, fun and imagination over the school holidays as the Summer Reading Challenge returns to local libraries.    Over the past few years, the initiative has encouraged … Continue reading

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Gillian Cross at Shaftesbury, Sherborne and Dorchester Libraries

Meet award winning author and creator of the Demon Headmaster, Gillian Cross at Shaftesbury, Sherborne and Dorchester Libraries, 23 August. Gillian was born on the edge of London and, for as long as she can remember, has loved reading books … Continue reading

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Author Julie Ratcliffe at Highcliffe and Verwood Libraries

Come and meet Julie Ratcliffe, author of “The Thirteenth Box”, an exciting children’s adventure story set in Christchurch in the 1780’s. Julie has enjoyed writing from childhood and began writing children’s stories when working for Bolton Public Libraries. She often … Continue reading

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Meet author Gillian Cross at Shaftesbury, Sherborne and Dorchester libraries

Award winning author and creator of the ‘Demon Headmaster’, Gillian Cross will be visiting three Dorset libraries on 23 August, Shaftesbury 10am – 11am, Sherborne, 12pm – 13.00pm and Dorchester, 2.30pm – 3.30pm.    Gillian was born on the edge of London … Continue reading

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Manga Workshops with ILYA

Professional graphic novelist, comic and Manga-ka ILYA is coming back to Dorset libraries this summer. Following two fully booked workshops in Weymouth Library last year as part of the MyVoice event, ILYA will be running free workshops for teenagers in … Continue reading

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