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Children's Book Awards Display

Following on from our blog post about the 2017 Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards we though that you would like to see the brilliant display produced by Ramsbottom Library staff. 17 more words

Bury Libraries


This is one of my older poems about loss and renewal.  I am meditating on how the Easter story inspires hope in everyday lives.

DEEPER PLACES… 94 more words


ON THIS DAY: March 17, 2017

March 17th is

St. Patrick’s Day

Camp Fire Girls Day *

World Sleep Day *

Corned Beef & Cabbage Day

Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence… 1,246 more words


A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness/Siobhan Dowd

Just after midnight, a monster visits 13-year-old Conor. He isn’t scared, he’s had bigger things to worry about lately, his mother’s treatment being the biggest. He knows monsters are for babies and they aren’t real. 90 more words

To Read

84: Inspiration


During darker days, whether outside or in, I have always found it a good and useful thing to take a few minutes to glance up at the walls in my study carrel in the library where I work. 1,332 more words

John Ruskin

Yellow Primroses

“A bunch of yellow primroses” by Kate Greenaway

Courtesy of Karen’s Whimsy


The Language of Flowers

Because it’s Valentine’s Day I’ve decided to bring a little romance to the blooming tea. Flowers are an eternal symbol of love and passion. You can declare your love without any words with a single rose or at least you could in 1884. 235 more words