Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group – November 22

Hello all, The Virtual Book Group met to discuss The Swimmer by Graham Norton. Several of us said that we would previously have been reluctant to pick up a novel by a celebrity author, but actually we really enjoyed this and are now looking to read more of Graham’s work! We enjoyed spending time in theContinue reading “Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group – November 22”

Explore the Fantastical Cardboard World of Grue!

Grue is a fantastical world created from positive energy and discarded paper, a wandering cardboard labyrinth of rooms to explore and wonders to discover.  Open weekends and school holidays between 3rd and 23rd December, 10:30 –am – 4:10pm. At the Old Parcels Office, Scarborough.  Pay what you can.  See below for an opportunity to helpContinue reading “Explore the Fantastical Cardboard World of Grue!”

Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group October

Last week the Virtual Book Group met to discuss Crow’s Haunt by Rachel Wade. It was the Virtual Book Group’s first author visit and it was such a wonderful evening that really flew by! Rachel told us about her inspirations for the novel, including her great-uncle’s stories about Mrs Thornton, the real-life woman that inspired theContinue reading “Reading for Wellbeing Virtual Book Group October”

Them There Then That

Some staff may recognise Tabitha Grove from her time as an artist working with patients in the renal unit at York. Tabitha is now performing in a solo show across Explore libraries in York during October (and touring nationally in 2023) and you’re invited to join her. It isn’t just books that hold our stories.Continue reading “Them There Then That”

Culture Club Gallery

The online gallery has been a little neglected of late and could do with a spruce up. The virtual gallery walls are looking a little sparce so if you have some work you’d be happy to submit please email it to With thanks to Karen Gover, Operating Department Orderly, for submitting her wonderfully atmosphericContinue reading “Culture Club Gallery”