What's Love Got To Do With It

This year National Poetry Day is Thursday 2nd October and to mark the day The Isle of Man Poetry Society members have kindly agreed to perform at the Library. The event is entitled ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’ and starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are free and can be obtained in advance from the ground floor counter of the library.

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September Evening Event

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been postponed until April 2015.

On Wednesday 24th September from 7.30pm David Hewes and Graham Newsome from the Council’s Parks Department will be giving a talk about their work. Tickets are free and can be collected from the Library’s ground floor counter. Refreshments will be provided.

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HBN Library welcomes “You are what you Read” in September

This month sees the Henry Bloom Noble Library continue its support of Island of Culture 2014 with a selection of varied events encompassing the theme “You are what you Read” Whenever you visit the library in September you will find exhibitions on each of the floors displaying allotment and gardening books. There will be plenty to choose from for you to get ideas for your greenhouses, gardens, window boxes etc.

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Manx Litfest Event

Due to illness this event has been cancelled. Apologies for an inconvenience. 

On Saturday 27 September 2014 we are hosting a Manx Litfest event at the Library; Sally Gardner in conversation with Sara Crowe 2.00pm-3.00pm. Acclaimed author and illustrator Sally Gardner won the Costa Children’s Book Award and the Carnegie Medal for Maggot Moon, which tells of an alternate history in 1950s England during the space race, with the country under the rule of the ‘Motherland’. She has written more than 25 books, many of which she has illustrated, and illustrated several books for other writers. Sally writes for children of all ages, and other books include I, Coriander and The Red Necklace.

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Little people at the library

The Summer Reading Challenge 2014 - the Mythical Maze - drew to a close with an appearance from 'The Little People' when the Henry Bloom Noble Library hosted a Leprechaun Maze activity session. For the seventh year in succession the Summer Reading Challenge is sponsored by Scottish Widows.

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Alessia D'Ottavio, four

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