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Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Owen Commemoration

Fri 21 Sep 2018 10am - 12 noon Bebington Central, Fri 21 Sep 2018 1.30pm - 3.30pm West Kirby Library & Fri 28 Sep 2018 10am - 12 noon Wallasey Central Wirral Libraries

Free events, drop in an chat. Bring any photos and memorabilia you would like to show others who attend. Meet Brian Howell ( author of 'Emma's WW1 Suitcase' and Emma's grandson.

Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Owen

Fri 28 Sep 2018 1.30am - 3.30am Birkenhead Central

Come and share your family history of WW1. Bring any photos and memorabilia you would like to show others who attend. Meet Brian Howell ( author of 'Emma's WW1 Suitcase' and Emma's grandson.

Wirral Bookfest

Wirral Bookfest 2018

Mon 1 Oct 2018 9am to Mon 29 Oct 2018 10pm Wirral Libraries

Wirral Libraries' annual Bookfest brings a wide range of authors to the borough for a month-long festival celebrating books and reading.

Amanda Brooke

Amanda Brooke: It's never too late

Mon 1 Oct 2018 6pm - 8pm Bebington Central Library

Amanda shares her journey to becoming a published author

Unpexpected journey

Surviving a brain injury & mental health awareness

Tue 2 Oct 2018 2.30pm - 3.30pm Prenton Library

On a Saturday afternoon in 2012, Ben's life changed forever after a serious road traffic accident put him in a life-threatening situation and in an induced coma.

Mary Torjussen

Mary Torjussen: Suspense

Thu 4 Oct 2018 7pm - 8.30pm Wallasey Village Library

When Mary Torjussen was offered redundancy, she grabbed the chance to take time out and try to write a publishable novel.

Diane Hinds

Diane Hinds: How To Promote Your Book

Fri 5 Oct 2018 2.30pm - 3.30pm Upton Library

How To Promote Your Book is a talk aimed at writers.

Common Lore

Common Lore

Fri 5 Oct 2018 6pm - 7pm Parr Library

It’s hard being young round here. Looking for a job. Trying to earn money. Wanting just to take my stake in the place that I live.

Karen Ankers

Karen Ankers: The Crossing Place

Mon 8 Oct 2018 2.30pm - 3.30pm Pensby Library

Karen Ankers is a poet, playwright and novelist, who lives on Anglesey.

Cath Staincliffe

Cath Staincliffe: Criminally Good

Mon 8 Oct 2018 6.30pm - 8pm Wallasey Central Library

Award-winning, best-selling writer Cath Staincliffe, creator of Blue Murder, author of the Scott & Bailey tie-in novels, lifts the lid on writing crime fiction.

Finding Amelia

Graham West: Finding Amelia

Wed 10 Oct 2018 11am - 12 noon Seacombe Library

Bootle author Graham West talks about his well-received first horror thriller Finding Amelia and it’s sequel A Rising Evil (Beyond The Dark Waters Book 2)

Ian Rankin

Investigating Murder: with Ian Rankin and special guests

Mon 15 Oct 2018 1pm - 2.30pm Liverpool Central Library

Bestselling author Ian Rankin discusses his new novel In a House of Lies, alongside a panel of experts from forensics to detectives to reveal what really happens in a murder investigation. Ian will be signing copies of his book after the event.

Gallows Court

The Making of a Crime Novel: Martin Edwards

Mon 22 Oct 2018 6pm - 8pm Birkenhead Central

A talk by award-winning crime writer Martin Edwards giving an inside view of an attempt to create a breakthrough novel, from original idea to publication.

Murder Mystery

Death at the Dig: An evening of murder mystery with author Kate Ellis

Wed 14 Nov 2018 6pm - 7.30pm Halton Lea Library

Crime writer Kate Ellis presents DEATH AT THE DIG, a 1920s murder mystery in which the audience must play detective to discover who murdered distinguished archaeologist Professor Digson.

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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