Books and Borrowing 1750-1830

Month: March 2023

Introducing Exciting New Creative Work Inspired by Material From the Books and Borrowing Project

In this week’s blog, we are happy to introduce the first of a new series of posts, which will introduce our readers to some of the Highly Commended entries in our Creative Writing competition. We enjoyed reading the entries for this competition so much that we have decided to share more of them than originally […]

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Books, Books, More Books (and some Borrowers)! Two Library Excursions at the Books and Borrowing Conference

Today is the last day to register for the Books and Borrowing conference in April – don’t miss out, and make sure to sign up now at Reading and Book Circulation, 1650-1850 | University of Stirling Online Shop. We are excited to announce that there will be two excursions during the Books and Borrowing conference, […]

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Announcement: Books and Borrowing Creative Writing Competition: Second Prize!

We are delighted to congratulate Jenny Mitchell, whose short story ‘Byron Jumps Slave Trader in Stromness’ was awarded the second prize in our Books and Borrowing Creative Writing competition. Jenny was inspired by the records of the Orkney Library, held in the Orkney Library & Archive in Kirkwall. Jenny is in her late sixties. At […]

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