Public Libraries in NW England support writers from the region by buying their books and inviting them in to events to meet readers.
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By Anna Hope
Five Days in November, 1920:
As the body of the Unknown Soldier makes its way home from the fields of Northern France, three women are dealing with loss in their own way
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The North West contains a wonderful pot of writing talent who love to engage with groups, young and old, to spread their love of writing.
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From book readings, through discussion groups to performance – a good book gets the world talking.
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find a range of resources to support reader development practice. The pages
include Time To Read's promotional downloads, toolkits and training
modules, as well as a discussion forum. These are currently only available to
staff from subscribing Time To Read Authorities.
Librarians in the North West have pioneered partnership working to encourage new readers into libraries. Time To Read is a partnership of librarians engaged in reader development activity in public library authorities in the North West Region. 22 public library authorities in the region currently support Time To Read.
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