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    Keep cool this summer with a Micro:Bit

    You can use a micro:bit for all sorts of cool creations, from robots to musical instruments or to keep cool with a fan! The possibilities are endless. 

    • 24.07.2018
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    Could you read six books this summer?

    Take part in our Adult Summer Reading Challenge this summer! 

    This year alongside the Summer Reading Challenge for children aged 4 -11 we are challenging adults to read six book this summer too!

    Pick up a Adult Summer Reading Challenge bookmark in a library to mark off your reads. 

    • 05.07.2018
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    Children invited to join Mischief Makers at Buckinghamshire Libraries

    Buckinghamshire Libraries are excited to announce this year's fantastic Summer Reading Challenge 2018!

    We will be calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018.

    • 17.06.2018
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    Reading Hack volunteering for 14 - 24 year olds

    We are looking for young volunteers (14 - 24 years) to help us with the annual Summer Reading Challenge which takes place July to September this year. 

    Could you spare the time to be a Reading Hack volunteer? 

    • 14.06.2018
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    Cowboy Pride selected for Big Library Read - the global digital eBook club available at Buckinghamshire Libraries

    Inspired by Pride and Prejudice, author Lacy Williams has introduced a new dual love story with a Wild West twist. Cowboy Pride, has been selected for the next Big Library Read. From July 9-23Buckinghamshire Libraries users will be able to borrow the eBook format of the title with no wait lists or holds for two weeks. 

    • 06.06.2018
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    Buckinghamshire Libraries launches 'Reading Well for mental health' with titles by Matt Haig, Sathnam Sanghera and Ruby Wax

    Reading Well for mental health provides information and support for people with common mental health needs and for dealing with difficult feelings and experiences.

    • 05.06.2018
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    Listen to bestselling audiobooks this summer for free!

    Have you discovered Buckinghamshire Libraries new eAudio service called Borrowbox yet? Borrow new best-selling fiction for adults, young adults and children. Perfect for long journeys this summer, your regular commute or simply relaxing at home.

    • 01.06.2018
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    Time to say Thank You!

    Volunteers' Week 1 - 7 June 2018

    During this year's Volunteers' Week we would like to take this opportunity to say Thank You to all our fabulous volunteers who help to make our service so special.

    From the Home Library Service to Community Libraries to our Bounce and Rhyme volunteers we think you are all great. 

    • 17.05.2018
  • Dementia Action Week 2018

    Buckinghamshire Libraries will be supporting Dementia Action Week (21-27 May 2018). 

    Dementia Action Week asks everyone to take actions big and small to improve the lives of people affected by dementia.

    Join us for an event and discover our resources to support carers and those with the condition.

    • 23.04.2018
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    High Wycombe Library's 10th anniversary celebrations

    Join us for a celebratory tea, fancy dress competition and special storytime PLUS two fantastic author events as we celebrate our 10th anniversary of the new High Wycombe Library.

    • 16.04.2018
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    Book of the month for April

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

    The seven deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton 

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    • 01.04.2018
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    Children's Book of the Month for March

    Checkout our Children's Book of the Month for March - The 1000 year old boy by Ross Welford. 

    Alfie Monk is like any other nearly teenage boy - except he's 1,000 years old and can remember the last Viking invasion of England. Obviously no one believes him.

    • 08.03.2018

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