Not to be myth-ed: The 2014 Summer Reading Challenge

The Henry Bloom Noble Library is offering children an opportunity not to be ‘myth-ed’: to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, The Mythical Maze.

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Creative Writing Course with Local Author Linda Mann

This August Linda Mann will be holding a free creative writing course at the Library for anyone aged 15 and above. The course will include:

  • First week – What makes a book? All the things you need to include in a book… including the hook.
  • Second Week – A sense of place and person. How to write using your own experiences and observations.
  • Third Week – the art of research and authenticity in fiction. How to expand plot ideas and where to go for help.
  • Fourth Week – What you do next. How you use what you have written. Books, Plays, articles, short stories and the internet.

Dates: Thursday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th August 2014 from 11am to 12.30pm

There are limited places available so if you would like to reserve a place please phone us on 696461 or come and see us at the ground floor counter.

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The Winning Touch

As the Summer Reading Challenge for children enters its seventh year the team at the Henry Bloom Noble Library thought it high time the grown-ups had their own challenge.

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Paul Halliday with senior library assistant Shirley Moore

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Island fling

Brother and sister Tom and Lily Elson, six and eight respectively, have won the Henry Bloom Noble Library's June competition that challenged children to draw a picture of their perfect desert island.

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Senior library assistant Shirley Moore with Lily and Tom Elson, six and eight respectively

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Rhythm and Rhyme

July sees the Henry Bloom Noble Library continue its support of Island of Culture 2014, and embracing this month’s theme of Rhythm and Rhyme.

Rhythm and Rhyme

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