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The Orange Prize for Fiction

    The Orange Prize celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s fiction writing throughout the world. Vote online for your favourite shortlisted title and help decide on Dorset’s 2012 Orange Prize winner. You can find or request the Orange … Continue reading

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New bestselling books

Top fiction/non fiction books for April. Top Fiction Top non fiction

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Dorset Library Service invites you to join the 2012 Bookstart Pledge!

Parents/ carers are invited to get involved in the Bookstart celebrations by making a pledge: to share 20 books in 2012 with their child. Parents can pick up a pledge card at their local library and also some books to … Continue reading

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Calling all budding writers

If you are a writer with a low income, you could have your manuscripts, poems, scripts or short stories read for free. Constructive professional feedback from the Literacy Consultancy on your work is now on offer as part of the … Continue reading

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15,000 more eBooks at your finger tips

Dorset library card holders can now browse and borrow thousands more titles online for free. The library service has signed up to the Project Gutenberg project through its eBook supplier Overdrive to make even more titles available to members. On … Continue reading

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