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Matt Hilton

Matt Hilton

Tue 25 Sep 2018, Tue 2 Oct 2018 & Thu 4 Oct 2018 at 3pm Kendal Library

Matt Hilton quit his career as a police officer to pursue his love of writing tight, cinematic American-style thrillers. He is the author of the high-octane Joe Hunter thriller series

Borderlines Carlisle Book Festival

Borderlines: Carlisle Book Festival 2018

Tomorrow to Sun 7 Oct 2018 Carlisle Library

Borderlines Book Festival returns to Carlisle in October for the fifth year. There will be events from Thursday September 27th - Sunday October 7th with most taking place October 5th – 7th

Neil Curry

Poetry Reading Neil Curry

Tomorrow 7pm Ulverston Library

Neil Curry will read from his newest selection of poems "On Keeping company with Mrs Woolf"


Borderlines Book Festival at Carlisle Library

Sat 6 Oct 2018 Carlisle Library

Saturday 6th October sees 3 author events being held in Carlisle Library as part of Borderlines Book Festival

Kathleen Jones

The Secret Life of Catherine Cookson

Sat 6 Oct 2018 11am Carlisle Library

Catherine Cookson was born in 1906, the illegitimate daughter of a domestic servant, and brought up in one of the poorest communities of the western world ... Kathleen Jones reveals the secrets Catherine kept, including the identity of her father.

Matt Coyne

Matt Coyne: Dummy: the comedy and chaos of real-life parenting

Sat 6 Oct 2018 1pm Carlisle Library

Matt Coyne is a hero for thousands of parents everywhere through his popular Facebook blog, Man vs Baby, which currently has over 200,000 followers.

In Search of Mary Shelley

In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein

Sat 6 Oct 2018 4pm

Mary Shelley was brought up by her father in a house filled with radical thinkers, poets, philosophers and writers of the day ...

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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