The gallery at Camden Council's Swiss Cottage library was the venue for an evening of children's poetry earlier this month. Four poets, all published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books who hosted the evening, came along to entertain a packed house of children and adults.
We're offering financial assistance of £50 - £250 for Reading Hackers to run creative and cultural reading and writing events for young people in their communities. This might include workshops, artist events, creative writing classes and more - we are open to young people's ideas!
Sunderland's Washy Readers have organised the following event for local Reading Activists group. In Idea Busters, Tommy Donbavand will show three brilliant new ways to brainstorm ideas so exciting you'll fight to put pen to paper.
Once upon a time, in a land far far away, (Gateshead Central Library) a team of tenacious teenagers began work on a magical, mystical event.
Muggle Mania had over 90 people attend to commemorate the irreplaceable Harry Potter series. A team effort from the beginning, our team met once a week to discuss ideas and work together to make an unforgettable event
Our Ambassador Adele Parks will be visiting three libraries in the North East to talk about her life as a writer and her 14th novel, Spare Brides, the story of four extraordinary women left to pick up the pieces of their lives in the damaged yet glamorous era after World War I.
To celebrate World Book Night the second Letters Live event will take place on 23 April at London's Southbank Centre. Sign up to be a World Book Night Community Book Giver by 31 March for a chance to win a pairs of tickets.
Susan Cooper is author of some of the most influential and loved children's books of today including the fantasy series The Dark is Rising. She is on a rare visit to the UK to promote her new book, Ghost Hawk.
William Sieghart, National Poetry Day founder and the brains behind Poetry on Prescription, stars in a mini-series of special library events brokered by The Reading Agency and publishers Faber and Faber.
We are delighted to have partnered with Culture24 to broker appearances by leading writers to talk about their work at prominent cultural venues, as part of the 2013 Museums at Night Festival (16-18 May 2013).
Librarians and publishers will be coming together on Thursday 17 January at Southwark's Canada Water Library when, with The Publishers' Association, we will be hosting the Digital Skills Sharing wrap event.