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The library will be closed on the following days during the festive period.

Our online library is always open for you to download eBooks, audiobooks, magazines or comics, just visit our website:

douglaslibrary.im/

Nollick Ghennal as Blein Vie Noa - Happy Christmas and a Good New Year
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The library will be closed on the following days during the festive period.

Our online library is always open for you to download eBooks, audiobooks, magazines or comics, just visit our website:

http://douglaslibrary.im/

Nollick Ghennal as Blein Vie Noa - Happy Christmas and a Good New Year

There's not many of us in today but we're still taking part in Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Rebecca House 🎄🎅 ... See MoreSee Less

Theres not many of us in today but were still taking part in Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Rebecca House 🎄🎅

 

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Love the jumpers everyone. Xxx

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We are aware that there have been some issues with our RB Digital app and no magazines were showing.

We have received an email today to say that the app is now working however you will need to uninstall and reinstall it first.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.
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We are aware that there have been some issues with our RB Digital app and no magazines were showing. 

We have received an email today to say that the app is now working however you will need to uninstall and reinstall it first. 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Visit douglasbcuk.overdrive.com/ to download eBooks and audionbooks! ... See MoreSee Less

Visit https://douglasbcuk.overdrive.com/ to download eBooks and audionbooks!

We had a wonderful time last night listening to festive poetry with Bob Harrison and Beth Espey! ... See MoreSee Less

We had a wonderful time last night listening to festive poetry with Bob Harrison and Beth Espey!

HBN LIBRARY PICK OF THE WEEK

This week we’ve chosen A Christmas Railway Mystery by Edward Marston. December 1860. Headed for the morning shift at the Swindon Locomotive works is an army of men pouring out of terraced houses built by the GWR, a miniature town and planned community that aims to provide for its employees from cradle to grave. Unfortunately, boiler smith Frank Rodman is headed for the grave sooner than he'd expected, or he will be once his missing head is found. Colbeck, the Railway Detective, finds his investigation into Rodman's murder mired in contradictions. Was the victim a short-tempered brawler, or a committed Christian and chorister who aimed to better himself? On the trail of Rodman's enemy as the season starts to bite, Colbeck finds little festive cheer in the twists and turns of this peculiar case.

We have a copy of A Christmas Railway Mystery available to borrow from the library. This week’s pick is sponsored by Oshin the library mascot!
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HBN LIBRARY PICK OF THE WEEK

This week we’ve chosen A Christmas Railway Mystery by Edward Marston. December 1860. Headed for the morning shift at the Swindon Locomotive works is an army of men pouring out of terraced houses built by the GWR, a miniature town and planned community that aims to provide for its employees from cradle to grave. Unfortunately, boiler smith Frank Rodman is headed for the grave sooner than hed expected, or he will be once his missing head is found. Colbeck, the Railway Detective, finds his investigation into Rodmans murder mired in contradictions. Was the victim a short-tempered brawler, or a committed Christian and chorister who aimed to better himself? On the trail of Rodmans enemy as the season starts to bite, Colbeck finds little festive cheer in the twists and turns of this peculiar case.

We have a copy of A Christmas Railway Mystery available to borrow from the library. This week’s pick is sponsored by Oshin the library mascot!

Come and join us tomorrow (13th December) for Bill Quine's book launch! ... See MoreSee Less

Come and join us tomorrow (13th December) for Bill Quines book launch!

Come and join us tomorrow (12th December) for some festive poetry and mince pies! ... See MoreSee Less

Come and join us tomorrow (12th December) for some festive poetry and mince pies!

New in at the library this week:

Adult Fiction:

The mistletoe seller by Dilly Court
Christmas on Coronation Street by Maggie Sullivan
Alfie the holiday cat by Rachel Wells
The Christmas secret by Karen Swan
Typhoon fury by Clive Cussler
The generals by Simon Scarrow
The history of bees by Maja Lunde
The third policeman by Flann O’Brien
The house by Simon Lelic
The disappearance of Adele Bedeau
End game by David Baldacci
The hanged man by Simon Kernick
Some kind of wonderful by Giovanna Fletcher

Adult Nonfiction:

Little me – my life from A-Z by Matt Lucas
At my table by Nigella Lawson
David Bowie – a life by Dylan Jones
George by Sean Smith
Reveal – Robbie Williams by Chris Heath
Guinness world records 2018
Guy Martin road racer by Stephen Dawson
The secret life of cows by Rosamund Young
Why Buddhism is true by Robert Wright
Into the grey zone by Adrian Owen
Abracadabra clarinet by Jonathan Rutland
Going on the turn by Danny Baker
Get selfish by Joanna Hunter
Your pace or mine? By Lisa Jackson
Don’t stop me now by Vassos Alexander
Leap in by Alexandra Heminsley
This is going to hurt by Adam Kelly
May Morris arts and crafts designer by Anna Mason, Jan Marsh, Jenny Lister, Rowan Bain & Hanne Faurby
Over hill and dale by Gervase Phinn
Jacob’s room is full of books by Susan Hill

Large print:

The stolen marriage by Diane Chamberlain
The prodigal daughter by Prue Leith
First love by Gwendoline Riley
The shadow doctor by Adrian Pass
Love like blood by Mark Billingham
The coven by Graham Masterton

Children’s:

Good night stories for rebel girls by Elena Favilli
The girl with the lost smile by Miranda Hart
Bah! Humbug! By Michael Rosen
The Christmas Eve tree by Delia Huddy
Snowy Bunny’s Christmas gift by Rebecca Harry
The gritterman by Orlando Weeks
Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam – Jingle Bells! By Tracey Corderoy & Steven Lenton
Oliver elephant by Lou Peacock & Helen Stephens
Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Attack of the woolly jumper by Mark Lowery
The great caravan catastrophe by Mark Lowery
The big red rock by Jess Stockham
Spider! By Alison Steadman
The wold, the duck & the mouse by Mac Barnett
School scare by Catherine Coe
The giant sunflower by Diane Marwood
Fizz pop! By Sue Graves
Kim’s big bed by Diane Marwood
Sal on the bus by Diane Marwood
Eddy’s space adventure by Diane Marwood
The Roman treasure by Diane Marwood
The messy cake by Sue Graves
Kim’s treehouse pirate by Diane Marwood
Scully saves the day by Diane Marwood
Polly’s trick mug by Sue Graves
The cave monsters by Sue Graves
Scully at the fair by Sue Graves
You win! By Sue Graves
Ash and the big bad fox by Sue Graves
Sal’s red sock by Sue Graves
Bad lucky Sal! By Diane Marwood
Scrap’s best stick by Sue Graves
The sand goat by Sue Graves
Polly’s wobbly tooth by Sue Graves
The lost words by Robert MacFarlane & Jackie Morris

Audio:

The married girls by Diney Costeloe
The tiger’s prey by Wilbur Smith
The last hours by Minette Walters
The pearl sister by Lucinda Riley
Winter by Ali Smith
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New in at the library this week:

Adult Fiction:

The mistletoe seller by Dilly Court
Christmas on Coronation Street by Maggie Sullivan
Alfie the holiday cat by Rachel Wells 
The Christmas secret by Karen Swan
Typhoon fury by Clive Cussler
The generals by Simon Scarrow
The history of bees by Maja Lunde
The third policeman by Flann O’Brien
The house by Simon Lelic
The disappearance of Adele Bedeau
End game by David Baldacci
The hanged man by Simon Kernick
Some kind of wonderful by Giovanna Fletcher

Adult Nonfiction:

Little me – my life from A-Z by Matt Lucas
At my table by Nigella Lawson
David Bowie – a life by Dylan Jones
George by Sean Smith
Reveal – Robbie Williams by Chris Heath
Guinness world records 2018
Guy Martin road racer by Stephen Dawson
The secret life of cows by Rosamund Young
Why Buddhism is true by Robert Wright
Into the grey zone by Adrian Owen
Abracadabra clarinet by Jonathan Rutland
Going on the turn by Danny Baker
Get selfish by Joanna Hunter
Your pace or mine? By Lisa Jackson
Don’t stop me now by Vassos Alexander
Leap in by Alexandra Heminsley
This is going to hurt by Adam Kelly
May Morris arts and crafts designer by Anna Mason, Jan Marsh, Jenny Lister, Rowan Bain & Hanne Faurby
Over hill and dale by Gervase Phinn
Jacob’s room is full of books by Susan Hill

Large print: 

The stolen marriage by Diane Chamberlain
The prodigal daughter by Prue Leith
First love by Gwendoline Riley
The shadow doctor by Adrian Pass
Love like blood by Mark Billingham
The coven by Graham Masterton

Children’s:

Good night stories for rebel girls by Elena Favilli
The girl with the lost smile by Miranda Hart
Bah! Humbug! By Michael Rosen
The Christmas Eve tree by Delia Huddy
Snowy Bunny’s Christmas gift by Rebecca Harry
The gritterman by Orlando Weeks
Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam – Jingle Bells! By Tracey Corderoy & Steven Lenton
Oliver elephant by Lou Peacock & Helen Stephens
Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Attack of the woolly jumper by Mark Lowery
The great caravan catastrophe by Mark Lowery
The big red rock by Jess Stockham
Spider! By Alison Steadman
The wold, the duck & the mouse by Mac Barnett
School scare by Catherine Coe
The giant sunflower by Diane Marwood
Fizz pop! By Sue Graves
Kim’s big bed by Diane Marwood
Sal on the bus by Diane Marwood
Eddy’s space adventure by Diane Marwood
The Roman treasure by Diane Marwood
The messy cake by Sue Graves
Kim’s treehouse pirate by Diane Marwood
Scully saves the day by Diane Marwood
Polly’s trick mug by Sue Graves
The cave monsters by Sue Graves
Scully at the fair by Sue Graves
You win! By Sue Graves
Ash and the big bad fox by Sue Graves
Sal’s red sock by Sue Graves
Bad lucky Sal! By Diane Marwood
Scrap’s best stick by Sue Graves
The sand goat by Sue Graves
Polly’s wobbly tooth by Sue Graves
The lost words by Robert MacFarlane & Jackie Morris

Audio:

The married girls by Diney Costeloe
The tiger’s prey by Wilbur Smith
The last hours by Minette Walters
The pearl sister by Lucinda Riley
Winter by Ali Smith

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Thats our Christmas list too!

 

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And mine!!!! Gemma Bridges?!!!!

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