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Ever thought of writing an interactive story?

  JavaScript needs to be enabled to play BVCL Blog. We’re taught from an early age that a story has a beginning, a middle and an end. Well, certainly all stories have a beginning … the first sentence. And they all have an end. But does the journey and the end have to be the … Read more

Wild World Heroes

Step 1 – Collect your collector poster from the library. Step 2 – Set your reading goal. Step 3 – Read. Step 4 – Collect badges to fill your poster. Pop into the library for more details. You can download/print the poster and instructions below using the icons.

Spydus Mobile App

Spydus Mobile is your anywhere 24/7 library. Search your library for books, e-books, movies, music and more. And once you’ve found what you are looking for, you can download, save, or reserve the items. The Spydus Mobile “Discover” feature has suggested reading such as featured lists, new arrivals, and personalised recommendations. It’s your library in the palm of your hand.

Review: Silvertown

Silvertown: An East End Family Memoir Melanie McGrath review by Janet Page This is a no holds barred history of Melanie’s grandmother Jenny Page who was born in the East End and lived there through WW2. It doesn’t hold back on the detail of her hard life, working in the sweatshops and later in her … Read more

eLibrary PIN changes

Due to a security alert concerning one of our third party eLibrary providers Buckinghamshire Libraries have increased the library PIN length from 4 to 6 digits.  This means that new customers registering now, or anyone changing their PIN, will need to enter 6 numbers. Yous are allowed five attempts to enter their PIN correctly, before … Read more