Stephen Wade Event

Author Stephen Wade from Leeds will be at the Henry Bloom Noble Library on Thursday 25th June 2015 from 7.30pm - 9pm promoting his latest book “Uncle Albert”. The book is a wonderful collection of Yorkshire-voiced short stories which will appeal to young and old alike.

StephenWade   UncleAlbert

Please collect your FREE tickets in advance from the ground floor counter. Refreshments will be provided.


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World Book Night 2015

World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading and books that takes place on 23 April. It sees passionate volunteers give out hundreds of thousands of books in their communities to share their love of reading with people who don’t read regularly or own books. World Book Night is run by The Reading Agency, a national charity that inspires people to become confident and enthusiastic readers to help give them an equal chance in life. For more information click here.



Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction 2015

The Bailey's Women's Prize for Ficton 2015 shortlist has just been announced as follows:

  • Rachel Cusk – Outline
  • Laline Paull – The Bees
  • Kamila Shamsie – A God in Every Stone
  • Ali Smith – How to be Both
  • Anne Tyler – A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Sarah Waters – The Paying Guests

Do you think you can guess this year’s winner? If so please enter our competition and you could win a bottle of Bailey’s Original! All you have to do is come into the ground floor, pick up an entry form and select your winner. The Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction winner will be announced on 3rd June 2015, we will then select at random a winner for our competition from all the correct guesses!




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