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Library blogs

Read our latest library blogs.


  • The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex

    Derbyshire Libraries blog - The 'Lamplighters by Emma Stonex is inspired by true events.

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  • The Dagger Awards

    Derbyshire libraries blog - the shortlists for the 2022 CWA Dagger Awards have been announced.

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  • Big Jubilee Read

    Big Jubilee Read. Books selected from each decade of Her Majesty, the Queen's reign.

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  • The secret gift of Lucia Lemon

    Discussion of 'the Secret Gift of Lucia lemon' by local author Celia Anderson.

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  • The Way of All Flesh

    Library service book review of The Way of All Flesh by Ambrose Parry

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  • Women's Prize shortlist

    The Women's Prize shortlist has been announced. What title will capture your heart and imagination?


  • The Crooked Spire by Chris Nickson

    Blog post by Chris Nickson

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  • The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

    Derbyshire Libraries blog post entry for 'The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue' by V.E.Schwab

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  • The Pull of the Stars

    Library service book review of 'The Pull of the Stars' by Emma Donoghue.

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  • The Kids

    Library service book review of 'The Kids' by Hannah Lowe - The Costa Book of the Year winner 2021.

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