Welcome to Redcar & Cleveland Libraries and Information Service. The library has moved on! We still do the books bit, and we do ensure we always have the very latest titles, but take a look at what else we do.

Find out more at http://www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/Libraries

Redcar Library
Redcar & Cleveland House
Kirkleatham Street
Redcar
TS10 1RT

Grangetown Library
172 Birchington Avenue
Grangetown
Redcar
TS6 7LP

Saltburn Library
Windsor Road
Saltburn-by-the-Sea
TS12 1AT

Guisborough Library
90 Westgate
Guisborough
TS14 6AP

Marske Library
Windy Hill Lane
Marske-by-the-Sea
TS11 7BL

Skelton Library
Coniston Road
Skelton-in-Cleveland
Saltburn-by-the-Sea
TS12 2HN

Upcoming events at Redcar & Cleveland Libraries:

School Event

Sufiya Ahmed

Date: Thursday - 13 June
Location: Darlington, Middlesbrough & Redcar
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Sufiya Ahmed, author of Secrets of the Henna Girl, explains what inspired her tale of a forced marriage, and how she hopes it will inspire teenage girls who find themselves in a similar situation to her heroine.

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Author Event

Bryan Cross: Quit While You’re A-Head

Date: Tuesday - 11 June
Location: Saltburn Library
Time: 2.00pm - 3.30pm
Cost: £5

Local author Bryan Cross spent most of his working life in Teesside Primary Schools. His first book Quit While You’re A-Head is packed with the most incredible and mainly humorous tales of life behind the school gates. From teacher training college days to leading a large school, his book will stir memories of school days and provides some ‘laugh out loud’ moments!

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Author Event

Jake Lynch: Blood on the Stone

Date: Thursday - 13 June
Location: Skelton Library
Time: 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Cost: £5

Jake Lynch is a former Tyne Tees television presenter, who launched Network North from Billingham in 1993. Now a university professor, he has turned to fiction with Blood on the Stone, a detective story of the 17th Century.

King Charles II brings the English parliament to Oxford amid a security scare over a supposed ‘Popish Plot’ against the Crown. The hero, Luke Sandys, races against time to solve a murder, thwart a conspiracy, and save a young woman from a grisly ritualistic death. But he is torn between the demands of love and duty – which will he choose to follow?

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Tony Nicholson: The Love of Dangerous Men

Date: Friday - 14 June
Location: Redcar Library
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Cost: £5

Tony is an historian, writer and presenter who recently published a vivid account of the discoveries he made in his attic at Brotton. The Love of Dangerous Men tells the story of how he came across hundreds of Victorian photos and letters, and how these revealed an astonishing love story.

He is currently finishing a second book The Langworthy Affair – about a sensational Victorian scandal. He will talk about these stories and the way he writes “creative non-fiction”.

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History Wardrobe Presents: All Writers Great and Small

Date: Tuesday - 18 June
Location: Redcar Library
Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Cost: £8

History Wardrobe Presents “All Writers Great and Small”. A celebration of Northern authors, from the Brontës to James Herriot (and a lot of other good ones in between). Historian Lucy Adlington links costumes and stories in this lively literary show featuring many favourite writers, poet and dramatists.

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Workshop

Where To Start… Poetry Workshop with Poet-in-Residence Lisette Auton

Date: Thursday - 20 June
Location: Redcar Library
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Cost: £5 + £0.10 booking fee

Sometimes creating a wealth of new material to draw upon is the hardest part of being a poet. This session will show you quick fire exercises to develop new ways of looking at the world and creating new work. You’ll write a wealth of new beginnings within the session, and also take away a unique toolbox of techniques to use at home. This workshop is suitable for someone who has just begun writing poetry or has been doing so for years.

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Bannocks and Blood: Murder Mystery Night

Date: Thursday - 20 June
Location: Guisborough Library
Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Cost: £5

Join us for a traditional murder mystery evening, written by ‘Sheland’ and ‘Vera’ author Ann Cleeves. A body has been found, but as Detective Jim Perez has been called away its down to you to work out who dunnit!

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