World Book Night 2015

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We would like to invite you, your family, friends, neighbours and colleagues to celebrate with us at Jubilee Library on April 23 from 5.30 – 7.30pm. 

This year we are promoting the event throughout the city to encourage everyone (whether they currently use their local library or not) to join in, be part of a community of readers and explore what libraries have to offer.

During the course of the evening you will be able to:

  • Find out about local author Bethan Roberts experiences as a City Reads author and her new book: Mother Island. Bethan will be in conversation with local poet, Rosy Carrick
  • Be one of the first to know the title of this year’s City Read
  • Enter quizzes and competitions to win fantastic book prizes

Celebrate your love of reading and everything books!

The event is free, no booking required.

Click here to download our World Book Night flyer: World Book Night 2015_Invite

To find out more about the 20 titles chosen for World Book Night 2015, click on the image below:


About World Book Night:

WBN logo in headlineWorld Book night is an annual celebration of reading, which takes place each year on 23 April.  World Book Night is run by the Reading Agency and this will be the fifth year celebrating World Book Night!

Last year 80,000 books were given away by institutions, including libraries and community groups.

About Bethan Roberts: 

BETHAN ROBERTS, PHOTOGRAPHED BY CHARLIE HOPKINSON.Bethan Roberts won a Jerwood/Arvon Young Writers’ Award for her first novel, The Pools. Her second novel, The Good Plain Cook, was a Book at Bedtime and was chosen as one of Time Out’s books of the year. Her third, My Policeman, was the 2012 Brighton City Reads book. She also writes short stories, and has written three plays for BBC Radio 4. Her new novel, Mother Island, has just been published by Chatto & Windus. She lives in Brighton with her husband and young son.

About City Reads:

City Reads logoCity Reads is an annual citywide reading festival which aims to spread a love of books and ideas to the widest possible audience throughout Brighton & Hove. The concept is simple: selecting one book by one author for the whole community to read, discuss, debate and creatively engage with in a series of special events, workshops and performances.

About The Reading Agency:

The Reading AgencyWorld Book Night is run by The Reading Agency, a national charity that inspires people to become confident and enthusiastic readers to help give them an equal chance in life.

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