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    Volunteers' Week

    We would like to say a big 'thank you' to all our volunteers. Learn more about how our volunteers help us, and how you can get involved.

    • 01.06.2021
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    Dementia Awareness Week 17-23 May

    Led by the Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia Action Week is a national event that sees the public coming together to take action to improve the lives of people and families living with dementia. Find out more about how Buckinghamshire Libraries can help.

    • 17.05.2021
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    Mental Health Awareness Week

    This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Find out more about how libraries can help you look after your mental health.

    • 10.05.2021
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    Book of the month for May

    May’s Book of the Month is the Sunday Times bestselling debut novel from Beth Morrey - Saving Missy.

    A new life beckons for Missy, if only she can be brave enough to grasp the opportunity. But 79 is too late for a second chance. Isn't it?

    • 30.04.2021
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    'Soap and Porridge' Exhibition on Tour

    The 'Soap and Porridge' exhibition from Aylesbury Library's Artist in Residence is on tour to seven libraries across Buckinghamshire. Find out where and when you can see it for yourself.

    • 30.04.2021
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    World Book Night 2021

    Celebrate the 10th anniversary of World Book Night on 23 April with books to make you smile.

    • 22.04.2021
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    Book of the month for April

    This month’s Book of the Month recommendation is The Marlow Murder Club by local author Robert Thorogood.

    Set in and around the Marlow area, Judith witnesses a brutal murder while out swimming in the Thames. She starts investigating and teams up with Suzie, a local dog walker, and Becks, the Vicar's wife. Together, they are the Marlow Murder Club.

    • 01.04.2021
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    I Am Wycombe

    I Am Wycombe is part of an interdisciplinary arts project created and run by High Wycombe's Artist in Residence, Lasana Shabazz. The project will explore and celebrate the vibrant and diverse stories within the community of the High Wycombe area.

    • 11.03.2021
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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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