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BLACK HISTORY MONTH – LITERATURE RECOMMENDATIONS

To mark Black History Month, we want to showcase the work of black authors and poets from throughout history. This…

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Shared Reading

Heard us on the radio? | BBC Radio 5 Live Word Matters

As part of its nationwide conversation about adult literacy – Word Matters, BBC Radio 5 Live broadcast its Drive Time show from The Reader…

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The Reader Bookshelf

From The Reader Bookshelf… A Leg to Stand On by Oliver Sacks

As part of our ongoing work around The Reader Bookshelf, we've asked staff to share their thoughts about some of the…

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Calderstones

Welly Walks make a welcome return to Calderstones Park

The Storybarn has teamed up with our Heritage team to work on some wonderful new Welly Walks around Calderstones Park.…

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Daily Readings

Featured Poem: Choice by Emily Dickinson

National Poetry Day is an annual mass celebration that encourages all to enjoy, discover and share poetry. This year, National…

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Important Updates

Rebuilding the Reading Revolution: Shared Reading Groups Open to All

In-person Shared Reading is returning around the UK as volunteers and group members begin meeting again in local libraries and other community venues.  So far…

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The Reader Bookshelf

From The Reader Bookshelf… Shakespeare’s Sonnets

As part of our ongoing work around The Reader Bookshelf, we've asked staff to share their thoughts about some of the…

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Publications

New poetry anthology to celebrate National Poetry Day

As National Poetry Day approaches on Thursday 7th October, we’ve been busy working on a new poetry anthology and planning…

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The Reader Magazine

Issue 74 of The Reader Magazine is out now

The latest edition of The Reader Magazine is ready for you to feast your eyes on!    Issue 74 explores…

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Featured Poems

Featured Poem: Often Rebuked Yet Always Back Returning by Emily Brontë

National Poetry Day is an annual mass celebration that encourages all to enjoy, discover and share poetry. This year, National…

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The Reader Bookshelf

From The Reader Bookshelf… A Portable Paradise by Roger Robinson

As part of our ongoing work around The Reader Bookshelf, we've asked staff to share their thoughts about some of the…

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Featured Poems

Featured Poem: What If This Road by Sheenagh Pugh

National Poetry Day is an annual mass celebration that encourages all to enjoy, discover and share poetry. This year, National…

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