LIBERTY: Library Tour

Wednesday 8th May
Calling All Magic Children: Scarlett Thomas' Worldquake
Venue: Discovery Room, Liverpool Central Library, William Brown St, Liverpool L3 8EW
Time: 1pm  
Tickets: Free

Calling all magic children, have you heard of Worldquake? It’s “the most exciting debut in children’s fiction since Harry Potter!”. Join author Scarlett Thomas as we find out if we’re mages or hunters, tricksters, heroes or any of the other legendary karakters adventuring in the mysterious world of Dragon’s Green?

Saturday 11th May 
Home Ground Book Launch - Alan Gibbons

Venue: Sefton Park Library & Norris Green Library

Time: 11am-12.30pm (Sefton Park Library), 1.30pm-3.00 (Norris Green Library)
Tickets: Free, booking is advised 
Tickets for Sefton Park Library  

Tickets for Norris Green Library
Home Ground, the latest novel from award-winning children’s writer Alan Gibbons, tells the story of Sam, who invites talented footballers Hasan and Faisal to play in his failing, bottom of the league team. The trio must overcome their team captain’s bad attitude towards his new teammates to save the team! 




Tuesday 21st May 
Kerry Hudson Workshop: Writing Non-Fiction 

Venue: Allerton Library, Allerton Road, Liverpool, L18 6HG
Time: 1.00pm  
Tickets: Free, booking is advised

Kerry Hudson, award-winning novelist (Tony Hogan Bought Me An Ice-Cream Float Before He Stole My Ma), delivers a workshop on writing non-fiction. In her most recent book Lowborn, Kerry journeys through her own childhood poverty, exploring what it means to be poor in Britain today. Free to attend, registration required.

Saturday 25th May 

May Code Club: Twine Mystery Games – storytelling with code
Venue:Toxteth Library, Windsor Street, L8 1XF
Time: 1.00pm 
Tickets: Free, booking is advised

Code Club's May session is ideal for kids aged 8–12 years – especially ones who’ve never done any programming before.
They will be shown all the basics in the first hour, then after a short break, we’ll let them experiment with what they’ve learned, and build something amazing, either individually, or as part of a team.

Wednesday 29th May 
Interactive Storytelling & Storytime

Venue: Allerton Library, Allerton Road, L18 6HG 
Time: 10.30am 
Tickets: Free, just turn up

Join local author and storyteller Jude Lennon for an interactive storytelling session and book reading. As Little Lamb Tales, Jude and her mascot Lamby will encourage children and adults to join in with a range of interactive stories including traditional tales, folk lore, well loved stories and more. Jude will also be reading some of her self-penned books to everyone.