Behind the scenes at the library

Behind the Scenes at the Library

A blog about reading and other stuff, by the team at Explore York Libraries & Archives

We’re taking a short Hiatus

Posted: September 20, 2016, 1:03 pm
Dear all Blog Readers Sadly our posts have been a little sparse of late. Never fear! We are taking a Continue reading

Books, Glorious Books, Sichuan Peppers, Nettles, & Pasta….

Posted: September 1, 2016, 6:18 pm
In one of the earliest posts on this blog, my colleague Victoria wrote about her passion for cookery books. I Continue reading

What are YA trying to say?

Posted: August 16, 2016, 8:10 am
I’ve written before about my love of young adult (YA) fiction. YA covers every genre, but some of my favourite Continue reading

Summer Readin’

Posted: July 11, 2016, 9:33 am
  Well, summer’s finally here….sort of. Over the past few weeks we’ve enjoyed the odd few days of high(er) temperatures, Continue reading

Reader Beware, You’re In For A Scare…

Posted: June 13, 2016, 3:52 pm
Anyone who grew up in the 1990s probably remembers the above tagline from R.L. Stine’s ‘Goosebumps’ books. Then came the Continue reading

May 24th – The little things we’ve missed out on…

Posted: May 24, 2016, 6:27 pm
As life never goes the way you’ve planned, neither does blogging. Here is a taster of all the days that Continue reading

May 23rd – What’s your favourite scary…book?

Posted: May 23, 2016, 7:25 pm
I hope you all read that title in the voice of Ghostface (as I have recently watched all four Scream Continue reading

A Night Out with Books

Posted: May 20, 2016, 1:26 pm
I have fond memories of the days when the library closed at 4pm on a Saturday, and it was tradition Continue reading

May 18th – Favourites day (we’re a little all over the place)

Posted: May 18, 2016, 5:12 pm
So I died for a while but I’m better now so we are going to be all back on track Continue reading

May 14th – What is your favourite genre Part 2, the fiction years.

Posted: May 14, 2016, 2:01 pm
So today’s blog post was suppose to be about creating a playlist to represent your favourite book, but didn’t quite Continue reading