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Lent Lecture: Salley Vickers

Liverpool Parish Church Lent Talks: Salley Vickers (sponsored by The Reader Organisation)
Thursday 19th March, 6pm
Our Lady and Saint Nicholas Church, Chapel Street, Liverpool L2 8TZ…
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Celebrating World Read Aloud Day and World Book Day

Last week was a particularly Readerly one as two back-to-back dates in the calendar gave us lots to celebrate.

Wednesday saw the annual global celebration of reading aloud, … 334 more words

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Remembering Mal Peet

We’re saddened by the news that children’s author Mal Peet has died, aged 67.

Regarded as one of the top young adult fiction authors in the UK, Mal came to writing fairly late after a varied career which included teaching. 425 more words

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Reading for the ages - and sexes

Ahead of World Book Day, some recent surveys have revealed some interesting findings on reading amongst the generations and genders.

To celebrate the day dedicated to children’s reading, … 532 more words

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Shared Reading in Monmouthshire

Shared Reading groups take place in libraries and a number of other settings across Monmouthshire. They are proven stress-busters and help Monmouthshire County Council meet several of its Health and Wellbeing and Social Inclusion targets.This kind of therapeutic reading group was pioneered by The Reader Organisation and courtesy of Macmillan Cancer Care eight new facilitators received three days of intensive training to deal with groups of all kinds last week. 84 more words

Library News For January 2015

The Big Dig is coming to Calderstones

Under my window a clean rasping sound
When the spade sinks into gravelly ground:
My father, digging. I look down

Till his straining rump among the flowerbeds…

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On the value of blogging.

I’m gratified by the number of likes, comments and visits I received to my Not Quite a Post post!  It just goes to show that, when you’ve said you’re on a blogging schedule (in 2014 I’ve been trying to post at least once a week, usually on a Sunday) it’s worth plonking your bottom down and getting on with it, even when you don’t know what you’re going to write. 495 more words

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