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Meet author Julie Ratcliffe at Wimborne Library

Come and meet Julie Ratcliffe, author of “The Thirteenth Box”, an exciting children’s adventure story set in Christchurch in the 1780’s. Find out what things like ankers, spout lamps, bone boxes and fart followers are.   Be the first to hear … 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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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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Travel the World with The Reading Passport.

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

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An Evening in Celebration of Short Fiction

Thursday 29th March 2012 at 7.30pm in Upton Library The Friends 4 Upton Library (F4UL) are presenting ‘An Evening in Celebration of Short Fiction’ A competition is now open for email submissions of fiction in not more than 1000 words, on … Continue reading

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