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David Cross

Illustrated Art Talks with David Cross

Tue 3 Jul 2018 & Tue 10 Jul 2018 Carlisle Library

Join us at Carlisle Library for a series of 4 illustrated art talks with David A.Cross. David is a writer, lecturer and independent art historian with interest in biography, sculpture and the artists of Cumbria

Jennifer Young Looking for Charlotte

Jennifer Young

Tue 3 Jul 2018 2pm Penrith Library

Join us to hear Jennifer speak about her work, her journey to becoming a published author and her experiences of self-publishing.

Matt Haig

An Evening With Matt Haig

Thu 5 Jul 2018 6.30pm - 8.30pm Manchester Central Library

From the no. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and How to Stop Time, a personal and vital look at how to feel happy, human and whole in the 21st century.

Liverpool Art Books Fair

Liverpool Artists’ Book Fair

Sat 7 Jul 2018 to Sun 8 Jul 2018 Liverpool Central Library

Fair showcases unique hand-made books, notebooks and cards, bookbinding, book sculptures and everything in between.

Jenn Ashworth

Jenn Ashworth introduces Fell

Tue 10 Jul 2018 6.30pm Bramhall Library

A Kind of Intimacy, was published in 2009 and won a Betty Trask Award. In 2011 she was chosen by BBC’s The Culture Show as one of the twelve Best New British Novelists. Her third novel, The Friday Gospels, was published to resounding critical acclaim.

Ruth Sutton

Ruth Sutton: Burning Secrets at Barrow Library

Thu 19 Jul 2018 2pm Barrow Library

Foot and mouth isn't the only bad thing happening in Cumbria in 2001...

Shari Lapena

An afternoon with crime writer Shari Lapena

Mon 23 Jul 2018 1pm - 2.30pm Bolton Library

Psychological thriller writer of the phenomenal bestselling novel, ‘The Couple next door’, returns to Bolton with her exciting third novel ‘An Unwanted Guest’; a real page turner! Shari will be in conversation about her writing and her latest book.

Immortal Life

The Word on Cancer: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Thu 26 Jul 2018 6pm - 7.30pm Manchester Central Library

We invite you to be part of a new book group which will focus on words about cancer from a diverse range of voices. Come together at Manchester City Library to reflect on writing which explores the impact of living with cancer on people’s lives.

North West Libraries

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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