We’re calling it now: this year’s most popular Halloween costumes will be 1. Pennywise the Clown and 2. Offred from The Handmaid’s Tale. Halloween parties are often filled with folks dressed up as characters from popular film and tv adaptations, like Harry Potter and Game of Thrones (we’re totally stealing that Patronus idea!) But how… Continue reading This is Halloween ’17: Literary style icons
Did you know that cinemas used to market horror films to couples? It may have something to do with strict rules about physical contact and teenage courtship…you might have found it hard to steal a kiss from your sweetheart in the daylight, but once the blood starts flying on-screen, they might feel more inclined to… Continue reading This is Halloween ’17: Drive-in movies and monsters
From October 1st, we dedicate this blog to our favourite autumnal event: Halloween! These short horror stories are perfect for reading out loud at a Halloween sleepover. Turn out the lights, grab some sweet treats and put on your best spooky voice…your friends will be fully freaked out in just a few pages! Everyone knows… Continue reading This is Halloween ’17: Short Scares
Have you got everything you need for the summer? Don’t forget, the Information Store closes for refurbishment at 6pm tomorrow (Friday).
The countdown is on until we close for our summer refurbishment. Remember, you can borrow as many items as you want for the whole summer, including one week loans. Get in quickly as Information Store A will be closed for the holidays from this weekend.
Borrow as many items as you need for the summer holidays. We have selected some of our favourite summer fiction to get you started, come and have a browse and see what you fancy. Books include Richard and Judy book club books, Costa award Winners, Orange award winners, and more. A book for the… Continue reading Stock up for summer
Take all of the items you need for the summer NOW! The Information Store is being refurbished from the 8th of July. We will have no access to our book stock after this date until September. We have increased the number of items available per person to 50, and we can issue items through… Continue reading