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    Aylesbury to get a library for 21st century

    The green light has been given to plans for a state-of-the-art library for Aylesbury. Buckinghamshire County Council Cabinet have approved plans to integrate the lending and reference libraries at a cost of £366,000.

    • 31.07.2017
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    Book of the month for August

    Introducing Bucks Libraries Book of the Month for August...

    Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman




    • 26.07.2017
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    Buckinghamshire Libraries launching new scheme to support people living with long term conditions

    At a time when over 26 million people in England have been reported to have at least one long term condition, Buckinghamshire Libraries will be supporting a new national scheme to provide expert endorsed health books available to borrow for free for the library.


    • 30.06.2017
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    Listen and learn with free language audiobooks

    Listen on the bus, on the train or even while you're doing the ironing and you'll soon know how to order dinner, ask for directions and much more in a new language.  

    • 21.06.2017
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    Make the most of the long summer days

    Find a park, get settled in the garden or relax on a beach - make the most of the long summer days with our selection of summer reading titles.

    • 26.05.2017
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    Meet Libby - the new OverDrive app launching on 20 June 2017

    Borrowing eBooks from the library just got quicker and easier thanks to OverDrive's new app.

    • 26.05.2017
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    Twenty years of magic...

    On 26 June 2017, fans old and new of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the publication of the iconic Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

    Borrow Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone eBook no waiting, no reserves for free between 26 June and 9 July.

    • 25.05.2017
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    Half term at the library

    From creepy crawlies to swashing buckling pirates let their imagination rule this half term...

    Join in with an event or borrow up to 20 books with a child's library card for free.

    • 24.05.2017
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    RNIB Make a Noise in Libraries 2017

    If books are your bag, having sight loss shouldn't stop you reading!

    The RNIB Make a Noise in Libraries fortnight 2017 supports and highlights services provided by libraries to help you continue or get back into reading.

    • 24.05.2017
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    National Bookstart Week

    National Bookstart Week is BookTrust's annual event celebrating the joys and benefits of sharing books, stories and rhymes with children from an early age. 


    • 22.05.2017
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    Dementia Awareness Week 14 - 20 May

    Find out how Buckinghamshire Libraries are raising awareness about dementia  

    14 - 20 May 2017 #UnitedAgainstDementia

    • 26.04.2017

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