Lucky Dip: Jasper Fforde – One of our Thursdays is Missing

One of our Thursdays is MissingI’m sorry to say it is one of the worst books I’ve ever borrowed from a library. I couldn’t make sense of it at all, very disappointed with my choice as I’m a great reader of many subjects, but this had me stumped.

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Lucky Dip: Jane Green, Falling – A Love Story

Falling - A love storyThis book was very good – I enjoyed this story and the characters – a sad and happy ending. Would recommend to others 🙂

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Rhyl Museum – Meet The Curator

Sunny RhylMeet our Curator at Rhyl Museum and discover local history!

Handle authentic historical objects!

Why not bring your own artefacts and tell your local stories?

Wednesday 1st August 11.30 – 3.00.

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Rhyl Library Reading Group

The Forgotten GardenRhyl Library Reading Group will be meeting again on the 2nd August, 11.00 – 12.00. This month they will be talking about “The Forgotten Garden” by Kate Moreton.

A moving and powerful mystery, The Forgotten Garden is the bestselling second novel from author of The House at Riverton , Kate Morton.1913 On the eve of the First World War, a little girl is found abandoned after a gruelling ocean voyage from England to Australia. All she can remember of the journey is that a mysterious woman she calls the Authoress had promised to look after her. But the Authoress has vanished without a trace.1975 Now an old lady, Nell travels to England to discover the truth about her parentage. Her quest leads her to Cornwall, and to a beautiful estate called Blackhurst Manor, which had been owned by the Mountrachet family. What has prompted Nell’s journey after all these years? 2005 On Nell’s death, her granddaughter, Cassandra, comes into a surprise inheritance. Cliff Cottage, in the grounds of Blackhurst Manor, is notorious amongst the locals for the secrets it holds – secrets about the doomed Mountrachet family. But it is at Cliff Cottage, abandoned for years, and in its forgotten garden, that Cassandra will uncover the truth about the family and why the young Nell was abandoned all those decades before.

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Ann Jones AM

Ann JonesAnn Jones AM will be holding her next surgery at Prestatyn Library on Friday 20th July, 4.00 – 5.00 and at Rhyl Library on Saturday 21st July, 10.00 – 11.00.

To make an appointment please call 01745 332813.

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Taking Pot Luck at Rhyl Library

Dewis Dall Lucky DipEver accidently stumbled on an author you didn’t think you would like, but absolutely loved?

Well, Rhyl Library is challenging borrowers to try something new with a pot luck choice. All the books are in plain wrappers so you don’t know what you are getting, they are on the usual three week loan, and when you have tried it, there is a card inside to write down what you thought of it. It may be something you love, it may be something you hate. We will be sharing the feedback at the library and on our social media pages, so others can try the books and see for themselves.

Why not call in and give it a go?

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Ruthin Library Reading Group – 11th July, 7.30

Eleanor OlliphantEleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life. Except, sometimes, everything. One simple act of kindness is about to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself. Now she must learn how to navigate the world that everyone else seems to take for granted – while searching for the courage to face the dark corners she’s avoided all her life.

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