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    Book of the month for March

    This month’s Book of the Month recommendation is The Colour of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris

    Jasper is not ordinary. In fact, he would say he is extraordinary. Synaesthesia paints the sounds of his world in a kaleidoscope of colours that no one else can see. But on Friday, he discovered a new colour - the colour of murder.

    • 01.03.2021
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    Book of the month for February

    This month’s Book of the Month recommendation is This lovely city by Louise Hare.

    'Fans of Zadie Smith and Andrea Levy won't want to miss Louise Hare's enthralling debut novel' - Elle

    • 01.02.2021
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    Children's mental health week

    Children’s Mental Health Week is taking place on 1-7 February 2021. This year's theme is Express Yourself.

    • 30.01.2021
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    National Storytelling Week

    Celebrate National Storytelling Week from the 30 January to 6 February.

    Join us for an online Storytime, take part in an amazing fairytale adventure and discover our best books to read to children. 

    • 27.01.2021
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    Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

    We're marking Holocaust Memorial Day. #LightTheDarkness

    • 27.01.2021
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    Book of the month for January

    This month’s Book of the Month recommendation is The girl who reads on the métro by Christine Féret-Fleury.

    A Novel About Taking Chances and Finding Happiness.

    • 04.01.2021
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    Marlow Library’s transformation is complete!

    After months of remodelling and refurbishment work, Marlow Library has now opened its doors to the public again

    • 14.12.2020
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    Book of the month for December

    This month’s Book of the Month recommendation is The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

    'Her best book yet. It's a romance - but about female friends, the outdoors and the magic of reading' - Grazia

    • 01.12.2020
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    Book of the month for November

    This month’s Book of the Month recommendation is Ask again, yes by Mary Beth Keane.

    'I absolutely adored Ask Again, Yes. I was only a few chapters in when I knew Mary Beth Keane was about to become one of my favourite authors. I'll read everything she writes' - Liane Moriarty

    • 01.11.2020
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    The Anarchist's Mobile Library

    An online interactive make-your-own audio adventure for ages 6+ comes to Buckinghamshire Libraries this half term.

    The Anarchist’s Mobile Library takes you on an incredible adventure that YOU choose, solving problems and meeting characters, from wherever you choose to play! Where will your adventure take you?

    • 15.10.2020
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    #ExpessYourShelf for Libraries Week

    Join in with Libraries Week (5 – 10 October) by going online and getting involved by sharing your love of books. We are asking our readers to join in with the nation by expressing themshelves and showing off the books that shaped your world by sharing your bookshelves on social media.

    • 05.10.2020
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    Spotlight on: Home Library Service Doorstep Deliveries

    The Home Library Service has been making doorstep deliveries throughout lockdown and Covid-19 crisis, keeping isolated Buckinghamshire residents in touch with their community and keeping the enjoyment of a good book going for all.  

    • 01.10.2020

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