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Since 2002, Time to Read have been showcasing writers and books strongly linked to the North West for your enjoyment.
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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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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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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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