Tag Archives : books


Plymouth backs Bath, Book, Bed campaign

Our library service is joining up with a national campaign to help children get a good night’s sleep. BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, has launched a booklet featuring top tips and advice from TV parenting expert Jo Frost as part of its Bath, Book, Bed campaign. The initiative encourages families to make stories part […]


Roar your terrible roars at Devonport Library’s Big Wild Rumpus

Devonport Library is joining The Big Wild Rumpus, a nationwide campaign to celebrate the nation’s love of Maurice Sendak’s book ‘Where the Wild Things Are’. Fans young and old will gather at venues across the UK to read the book aloud and unleash their inner wild things at 11am on Saturday 13 June. The gnashing […]


Celebrate World Book Night with Laura Quigley

Plymouth’s Central Library will be celebrating World Book Night on Thursday 23 April with a special event featuring local author Laura Quigley. The library will be staying open until 9pm and people can drop in, enjoy free refreshments and share their favourite books with other readers. At 7pm there will be a chance to find […]


Celebrate World Book Day at the library

Plymouth libraries are celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 5 March with fancy dress rhymetimes for little ones and special visits for schools. Now in its 18th year, the annual event encourages children to explore the world of books and reading and provides them with a book of their own. It is marked in more […]