Advance booking is advisable and all events may be subject to change. See library staff to make a booking or email or contact Kirstie Wilson, with any enquiries.

Gulwali Passarlay – School Event

Thursday 27 April, 10am

Meet the author of The Lightless Sky, an epic memoir traces Gulwali’s journey from Afghanistan, though Europe, and eventually arriving in the UK. A boy when he left home, Gulwali was exposed to experiences that no child should face during his perilous and dangerous quest to find safety.

Phaedra Patrick

Skelmanthorpe Library, 24 Commercial Road, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9DA
Thursday 27 April, 2pm

Meet the author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper, the moving story of a widower who makes a discovery that challenges everything he knows about his late wife. Learning about his wife’s secrets sends Arthur on a journey and leads him to finding out more about himself.

Naomi Booth

Denby Dale Library, Denby Dale, Huddersfield, HD8 8RX
Tuesday 9 May, Check with library for time

Meet the author of The Lost Art of Sinking, a dark comedy about Esther and her dangerous new obsession. Esther finds herself compelled to find different ways to pass out, but the further she pushes the boundaries, the harder it becomes to hold herself back.

Naomi Booth

Lindley Library, Lidget Street, Lindley, Huddersfield, HD3 3JP
Tuesday 9 May, Check with library for time

Meet the author of The Lost Art of Sinking, a dark comedy about Esther and her dangerous new obsession. Esther finds herself compelled to find different ways to pass out, but the further she pushes the boundaries, the harder it becomes to hold herself back.

Deborah Andrews

Mirfield Library, Mirfield, WF14 8XS
Sunday 16 July, 1pm

Meet the author of Walking the Lights, the story of Maddie, a young actor with a difficult past who is figuring her way through life. The novel brings to life the Britain of the 1990s, where people lived on the margins of society while others prospered.