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Tony Williams

Meet the Author - Tony Williams

Tomorrow 6pm - 7.30pm

Join us for the second Read Regional event at Allerton Library where Tony Williams will be reading from Nutcase, followed by a Q&A.

Cath Staincliffe

Meet the Author: Cath Staincliffe

Tomorrow 7pm Northwich Library

Join bestselling thriller author Cath Staincliffe, creator of ITV’s hit series “Blue Murder”, who will be reading from and discussing her latest novels “The Silence Between Breaths”, “The Girl in the Green Dress”, and “Fear of Falling”.

Simon Armitage

An Evening with Simon Armitage

Wed 29 May 2019 7pm - 8pm Manchester Central Library

Celebrated as ‘the most popular and prolific British poet of his generation’ (The Times) and ‘the first poet of serious artistic intent since Philip Larkin to have achieved popularity’ (Sean O’Brien).

Makumbi

Meet the Author - Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Thu 30 May 2019 6pm - 7.30pm Liverpool Central Library

Join us for our third Read Regional event at Liverpool Central Library where Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi will be reading from Kintu, followed by a Q&A.

Griffiths Shaw

Bolton Central Library presents crime writers Elly Griffiths & William Shaw

Thu 6 Jun 2019 6.30pm - 7.30pm Bolton Library

Popular bestselling writer Elly Griffiths will be talking about exciting new books -the standalone 'utterly bewitching' contemporary gothic novel, The Stranger Diaries and the latest Dr Ruth Galloway -'The Stone Circle'.

Robert Scragg What Falls Between Cracks

Robert Scragg

Fri 7 Jun 2019 2pm Dalton Library

Robert Scragg is a crime writer living in the North East of England.

Poet Katie Hale photographed  near her home at Keld, near Shap

Katie Hale

Thu 13 Jun 2019 2.30pm

Join us in Roose for an afternoon with Cumbrian poet and novelist, Katie Hale, who will be talking about her new novel, My Name is Monster.

Clare Shaw

Meet the Author - Clare Shaw

Thu 13 Jun 2019 6pm - 7.30pm Liverpool Central Library

Join us for our fourth Read Regional event in Liverpool Central Library where Clare Shaw will be reading from Flood, followed by a Q&A.

Peterloo

Ballads and songs of Peterloo, with Dr Alison Morgan

Wed 19 Jun 2019 2pm - 4pm Middleton Library

Ballads and Songs of Peterloo by Dr Alison Morgan is based on her unique collection of more than seventy poems and ballads which highlight the outrage, grief, defiance and resolution in the immediate aftermath of the Peterloo Massacre

Black Summer Craven

Author MW Craven with author Matt Hilton

Thu 20 Jun 2019 7.30pm

Date for your diaries: author event with Cumbrian writer of thrillers based in our fair (blood soaked) county, @MWCravenUK, recently longlisted for @the_cwa Gold Dagger Award

Jo Baker Longbourn

Author Jo Baker

Fri 21 Jun 2019 7.30pm - 9pm Altrincham Library

Jo Baker is the acclaimed bestselling author of Longbourn, due to be released as a feature film in 2020, and a Country Road, A Tree. Her new novel, The Body Lies, is a layered and thrilling suspense novel.

Harriet Evans

Harriet Evans in conversation about her new book 'The Garden of Lost and Found"

Mon 24 Jun 2019 1pm - 2.30pm Bolton Library

We welcome Sunday Times bestselling author Harriet Evans to Bolton. Harriet will be talking about her new family saga, 'The Garden of Lost and Found'.

Peterloo

The Peterloo Massacre: a Talk by Professor Robert Poole

Wed 26 Jun 2019 2pm Old Trafford Library

Join Robert Poole for an illustrated talk on The Peterloo Massacre of 1819 in this 200th anniversary year of commemoration.

Nigel Cartner

Meet the author: NJ Cartner at Spotland Library

Thu 27 Jun 2019 6.30pm

Local author N J Cartner will be talking about his work & signing copies of Lost in Manchester Found in Vegas

Poet Katie Hale photographed  near her home at Keld, near Shap

Katie Hale

Fri 28 Jun 2019 10.30am Barrow Library

Join us in Dalton for a morning with Cumbrian poet and novelist,Katie Hale,who will be talking about her new novel, My Name is Monster.

Nigel Cartner

Meet the author: NJ Cartner at Balderstone Library

Sat 29 Jun 2019 11am

Local author N J Cartner will be talking about his work & signing copies of Lost in Manchester Found in Vegas

Phaedra Patrick Library Lost Found

Book Launch: The Library of Lost and Found by Phaedra Patrick

Thu 4 Jul 2019 7pm - 8.30pm Uppermill Library

Join local author Phaedra Patrick for a glass of fizz, cupcakes and conversation at the launch of her heart-warming new novel, The Library of Lost and Found.

Peterloo graphic novel

Peterloo: Witnesses to a massacre

Sat 13 Jul 2019 2pm - 4pm Middleton Library

Join Polyp & Schlunke, creators of the graphic novel, PETERLOO: Witnesses to a Massacre, for an illustrated look at the research, writing and art behind this historically accurate and visually vivid account of the 1819 massacre.

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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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