Thursday, 19 June 2014

Literature events in June, at the Bluecoat

Thu, 19 Jun 2014 | 1.00 PM - 2.30 PM | Tickets: Free
Informal meetings for those interested in creative writing, from poetry to short story writing.
Book Fair
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 - Sat, 21 Jun 2014 | 10.30 AM - 5.00 PM | Tickets: Free
Collectible books and lots of bargains.
Deep Seas & Dead Fathers
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 | 2.00 PM - 3.00 PM | Tickets: Free
Literary walking tour. This event is free, booking is recommended. Please contact Tickets & Information on 0151 702 5324 or to reserve your place.
Liverpool Poetry Cafe
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 | 7.30 PM - 9.30 PM | Tickets: £4/3 
Monthly readings by the very best contemporary poets continue with Sean Street and Alicia Stubbersfield with music by Dominic Williams.
Joyce in June
Sun, 29 Jun 2014 | 3.30 PM - 5.30 PM | Tickets: Free
Join Leopold Bloom to remember his odyssey through Dublin on a sunny June day in 1904. James Joyce's modernist masterpiece is celebrated through music, song and readings from Ulysses.

Tickets and Information
0151 702 5324 |

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

What's going on in June, at Waterstone's Liverpool One?


Lunchtime Classics: Exegesis by Philip K. Dick
Presented by Nicole McDonald
Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 1:00PM - 2:00PM

An Evening With Viv Albertine
Viv Albertine
Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys
Leaf, 65-67 Bold St, Liverpool L1 4EZ
Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 7:00PM
Tickets are £5/4 and available in store or call 0151 709 9820

An Evening with Holly Smale and Sally Green
Picture Perfect: Geek Girl 3
Thursday, 12 June 2014, 6:00PM
Tickets are £2

Science Fiction and Fantasy Bookclub
21st Century Science Fiction
Monday, 16 June 2014, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Graphic Novel Bookclub
Battle Royale and My friend Dahmer
Monday, 16 June 2014, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Lunchtime Classics: House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds
Presented by Dr. Will Slocombe
Thursday, 19 June 2014, 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Lunchtime Classics: Butcher's Crossing by John Williams
Presented by Lee Rooney
Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Join Us For Our LGBT Bookclub
Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?
Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 6:00PM

Smashing Physics
An Evening With CERN Physicist John Butterworth
Friday, 27 June 2014, 6:30PM
Tickets are £5 (£4 for Loyalty Card holders) and are available in store or by calling 0151 709 9820

The Knowledge - How To Rebuild Our World From Scratch
Dr Lewis Dartnell
Rum Warehouse, Titanic Hotel Liverpool, Stanley Dock, Regents Road, Liverpool L3 0AN
Saturday, 28 June 2014, 6:00PM
Tickets are £10 (£8 concessions) and available via

An Evening with Ruby Wax
Sane New World: Taming the Mind
Rum Warehouse, Titanic Hotel Liverpool, Stanley Dock, Regents Road Liverpool L3 0AN
Saturday, 28 June 2014, 8:00PM
Tickets are £10 (£8 for concessions) and available from

An Evening with Joe Abercrombie
Half a King - Shattered Sea 1
Monday, 30 June 2014, 7:00PM
Tickets £3 / £2 with a loyalty card

Further details for all events available: 0151 709 9820

RM Books

The college has it's own eBook platform called RM Books for staff and students.

For more information about RM Books at South Sefton College and how to use it, please click here.

To access the RM Books website, please click on the RM Books tab at the top of the page or alternatively, please click here.

Friday, 6 June 2014

Romance Festival

Join the Romance Festival 2014 on the weekend of the 7th and 8th of June to meet your favourite romantic fiction authors, chat to other readers and writers, and get the lowdown on the best in romance, all without leaving the comfort of your own home!

Saturday 7th June, 2014: Professional development day
  • Ask industry editors for tips and advice with our hourly #ScriptDoctor
  • Getting the most out of Goodreads
  • Advice on how to work with literary agents
  • Tips on how to get your book reviewed
  • Tips from multi-million selling authors
  • Advice for new authors
  • How to create great book covers
  • Tips on making writing your career
  • Q&A with online retailers
And much much more.

Sunday 8th June, 2014: Reader spotlight
If you love romance fiction and love authors, this is the day for you
  • Mhairi McFarlane will interview Jill Mansell and find out about her new book
  • Sheila O’Flanagan will be interviewed on Twitter
  • Google Hangout with Lindsey Kelk
  • RomCom Google Hangout with Katy Regan, Alexandra Brown, Mhairi McFarlane
  • Historical romance hour with your favourite authors
  • Witching hour with the best in paranormal romance
  • Romance in YA discussion hosted by Liz De Jager
  • Facebook chat with Marie Force
  • Love letters with Carmel Harrington
  • The men of romance session
  • Discussion on the taboos in romance
  • Dating tips
  • Wedding advice from Samantha Birch
  • Plus loads of book give-aways and prizes.

To find out more information:

Monday, 2 June 2014

Chapter 5

Are you proud to be bookish? Do you want a free wristband?

Then come to the LRC and pick up yours now (limited supply, first come, first serve basis).

Featuring author exclusives, news, competitions, and lots and lots of book talk, Chapter 5 is a new Young Adult Literature platform run by the YA team at Hodder & Stoughton publishers.

To be in with the chance to win a bundle of brilliant books, then check out Chapter 5 – You can find them online via Twitter @Chapter5Books or on Facebook at

For more information about Hodder & Stoughton, please click here.