June 2014

Scrambled eggs and hard boiled poets with Terry Caffrey

The very fabulous poet Terry Caffrey has stepped in to rescue our Friday brunch event. Always busy, Terry is just back from a poetry tour of Vietnam, Cambodia and Jordan. He is poet in residence for England’s National Football Museum and National Coal Mine,Manchester Bridgewater Hall and the Citadel Theatre! During the Olympics Terry’s composition […]

Sophie Hannah’s latest book has landed…

We don’t think anything gets us more excited here at Library HQ than a book delivery! Sophie Hannah’s new book The Telling Error arrived this morning. Get yours quick before they’re all taken. Even better still, when you come into your local library to pick up The Telling Error, don’t forget to get your ticket […]

If your lucky enough to have ITV Encore you can catch up on the DCI Banks Series

If your lucky enough to have ITV Encore you can catch up on the DCI Banks Series

Find out what Peter Robinson, the creator of DCI Banks thinks about the series at our launch event…Murder, Mystery & Martinis on July 2nd at 7pm DCI Banks: Aftermath Friday 20th June on ITV Encore HD from 9:00pm to 10:00pm First of a two-part crime thriller. What lies behind the door of number 27 The Hill? A routine […]

Sophie Hannah, The Telling Error

Sophie Hannah, The Telling Error

We are so pleased to have the brilliant Sophie Hannah join us at Wordpool this year. If you can’t wait two weeks to find out more about her latest novel, check out the Independent’s excellent review. Lunch with Sophie Hannah – Thurs 3rd July – book early! Tickets  Eventbrite or from any Blackpool Library http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/the-telling-error-by-sophie-hannah–book-review-9287404.html

Elizabeth is Missing has landed!

We can’t wait to get started on this acclaimed début novel by Emma Healey who is visiting Blackpool Central Library for Wordpool on Friday 4 July at 1pm. Join in with Wordpool Twitter Book Club on Thu 3 July at 8pm, @BpoolLibraries or #Bookpool. Tickets for Emma’s talk are available from any Blackpool Library or via […]

Hot off the press… Wordpool 2014 Programme

Hot off the press… Wordpool 2014 Programme

 We are so very excited to share with you our lovely new programme for Wordpool 2014!! This year helping us celebrate the amazing and diverse ways we all use words are internationally acclaimed authors Ann Cleeves, Peter Robinson, Sophie Hannah and Lindsey Davis. We are also delighted to be showcasing new writing talent with Emma […]

Front Row interview with Emma Healey

Front Row interview with Emma Healey

So excited to have Emma, the author of the excellent Elizabeth is Missing joining us at Wordpool this year, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b045c66b and if you can’t wait until Emma’s Friday 4th July appearance you can join Palatine Library’s Twitter Book Club 8-9pm on Thursday 3rd to discuss the book, we are hoping Emma will join us at #Bookpool […]