Book Speed Dating at Bolton Central Library and Museum – Part Two

Many thanks to the members of Harwood Book Group who supported our Book Speed Dating event in August. They not only attended the event but also reviewed some of their favourite reads to share.

September 9, 2019

Book Speed Dating at Central Library and Museum – Part One

Would you be able to sum up your favourite book in 3 minutes? That was the challenge for our volunteer "Books" at our recent Book Speed Dating event!

September 6, 2019

Reading Friends – Memories of Childhood Stories – Part Two

Are your favourites included?

May 10, 2019

Reading Friends – Memories of Childhood Stories – Part One

As part of our Reading Friends project we asked staff to share their memories of favourite childhood books, stories and poems. They came back with a wide range of titles - from Winnie the Pooh to Adrian Mole. Here are just a few of those chosen. Can you guess the most popular book amongst the staff? It’s the one at the end…

April 29, 2019

‘What Dementia Teaches us about Love’ – author event with Nicci Gerrard

One half of the writing duo Nicci French, Nicci Gerrard visited Bolton Central library to talk about her new book. After her own father's death from dementia, the writer and campaigner Nicci Gerrard set out to explore the illness that now touches millions of us, yet which we still struggle to speak about. What does dementia mean, for those who live with it, and those who care for them?

April 26, 2019

The Strawberry Thief – author event with Joanne Harris

Last Tuesday, nominated book award author Joanne Harris swiftly paid a visit to discuss the forth novel in the ‘Chocolat’ […]

April 12, 2019

RB Digital Magazines – Did you know they’re Free?

Learn more about RBdigital eMagazines, a free online service accessible with a library card.

March 6, 2019

National Poetry Day 2018

2018 theme is 'Change'

October 15, 2018