Catchup with our July author events, featuring Clare Mackintosh, Sandie Jones and more!

It's been a busy month of author interviews here at Hillingdon Libraries, with household names like thriller powerhouse Clare Mackintosh and acclaimed up-and-coming writers like paranormal romance author Ry Herman taking time our to join us for a chat. We hope to be able to offer real-life author events again very soon. But one nice… Continue reading Catchup with our July author events, featuring Clare Mackintosh, Sandie Jones and more!

Meet Ry Herman, author of the queer rom-coms ‘Love Bites’ and ‘Bleeding Hearts’

Hillingdon Libraries will welcome the paranormal rom-com author Ry Herman for a FREE interactive digital chat this week.   Thursday 22 July, 12pm on Facebook Live. Tune in live on our Facebook page to ask Ry your questions about being an author and hear all about Love Bites and its brand-new sequel, Bleeding Hearts.  About Bleeding Hearts:   Chloë and Angela… Continue reading Meet Ry Herman, author of the queer rom-coms ‘Love Bites’ and ‘Bleeding Hearts’

Secrets of War: How to Craft A World War II Mystery

With acclaimed novelists V. B. Grey and Carolyn Kirby   Tuesday 17th August, 7pm – 8pm on Zoom   There are some choices you can’t come back from no matter how deeply the secrets are buried.  Join Hillingdon Libraries as we talk to Carolyn Kirby and V. B. Grey about their latest World War II mysteries When We Fall and Sisterhood. Stories of impossible choices set against the backdrop of the 1940s.   Both authors… Continue reading Secrets of War: How to Craft A World War II Mystery

Meet Egan Hughes, author of Leave The Lights On, at our exclusive digital event!

Egan Hughes, the acclaimed author of brand new spooky thriller Leave The Lights On, will join us at a special lunchtime digital event next week on Tuesday 13th July at 1pm, on Facebook Live. Join us as we chat to author Egan about Leave The Lights On - described as 'an intensely atmospheric, heart-in-mouth psychological… Continue reading Meet Egan Hughes, author of Leave The Lights On, at our exclusive digital event!

Harry Potter Selfie Frame

Hagrid takes Harry to Madam Malkin's Robes for All Occasions to buy his school uniform, now you can picture yourself in your Hogwart's finest with this selfie frame created by Tahira from West Drayton Library. Follow her instructions to make one yourself, and you can use it for your Harry Potter Book Night celebrations. You… Continue reading Harry Potter Selfie Frame

Knight Bus Bookmark

Harry Potter gets his books from Flourish & Blotts in Diagon Alley, and I'm sure he would think this Knightbus Bookmark that Tahira from West Drayton Library has made was really magical. How to make your own Knightbus Bookmark You will need purple card for the actual bookmark to present the Knight Bus, black card/paper… Continue reading Knight Bus Bookmark

Harry Potter Book Night 2021

Calling all witches, wizard's and muggles get ready for some spellbinding fun for Harry Potter Book Night with Hillingdon Libraries. This years theme is Diagon Alley, and we will be taking you on tour of some of the most famous shops there through our online content. We will be posting magical children's activities and ideas… Continue reading Harry Potter Book Night 2021