Posted: Friday 22nd September 2017
National Libraries Week 2017
9 – 14 October 2017
List of Books Featuring Libraries/Librarians/Books
Here is a small selection of titles, all of these can be reserved via our Library Catalogue, where you will find a great deal more titles on the subject of Libraries, Librarians and books!
Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen.
The Library of the Dead by Glenn Cooper
A secret that once lay buried in an underground library beneath an 8th Century monastery, but which has now been unearthed - with deadly consequences.
The Library of Unrequited Love by Sophie Divry
A delightful divertissement for the discerning bookworm...
First Among Sequels by Jasper Fforde
Thursday Next is back. And this time it's personal . . .Officially, Literary Detective Thursday Next is off the case
The Library at the Edge of the World by Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Local librarian Hanna Casey is wondering where it all went wrong ...
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters addressed ominously to 'My dear and unfortunate successor'.
The Reading Group by Elizabeth Noble
Five women meet for their first reading group, little realising this social gathering over books and glasses of wine might see them share more than literary debate ... and will, in fact, take each of them to places they'd never imagined.
The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett
Somewhere on the frontier between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a parallel time and place which might sound and smell very much like our own, but which looks completely different
The Herring in the Library by L.C. Tyler
When literary agent Elsie Thirkettle is invited to accompany tall but obscure crime-writer Ethelred Tressider to dinner at Muntham Court, she is looking forward to sneering at his posh friends. What she is not expecting is that, half way through the evening, her host will be found strangled in his locked study.
On Writing : A memoir of the craft by Stephen King
Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time
Howards End is on the Landing by Susan Hill
Howard's End is on the Landing charts the journey of one of the nation's most accomplished authors as she revisits the conversations, libraries and bookshelves of the past that have informed a lifetime of reading and writing.
The Year of Reading Dangerously by Andy Miller
A working father whose life no longer feels like his own discovers the transforming powers of great (and downright terrible) literature in this laugh-out-loud memoir.
Dewey the Cat by Vicki Myron
On the coldest morning of the year, Vicki Myron found a tiny, bedraggled kitten almost frozen to death in the night drop box of the library where she worked, and her life -- and the town of Spencer, Iowa -- would never be the same.
The Legend of Spud Murphy by Eoin Colfer
Will has four brothers and it's chaos in his house! If he's not being teased by his big brother Marty, he has to deal with the terrible, three-headed bundle of cuteness that is his three younger brothers
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things, but the truth is she's a genius and they're the stupid ones.
Homer the Library Cat by Reeve Lindbergh
Reeve Lindbergh’s cheerful, rhyming text pairs with Anne Wilsdorf’s charming illustrations for a story-lover's ode to adventures both large and small.
Lulu loves the Library by Anna McQuinn
A celebration of books and people who love them. A moment-by-moment account of a very young child's visit to the local library.