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CrimeFest’s Library Giveaway

Organised by the Crime Writers’ Association, the month of May is National Crime Reading Month (NCRM) in the UK. To launch NCRM, CrimeFest is once again organising its Big Library Crime Book Giveaway.

With thanks to participating publishers, up to 1000 mixed crime titles will be given away to readers visiting five PARTICIPATING BRISTOL LIBRARIES on Saturday, 4 May. (One book per reader.)


CrimeFest Librarian Passes

Libraries across the UK have experienced drastic cuts to funding. As well as libraries closing completely, this also means that librarians have seen their hours cut and their salaries reduced. We appreciate the amazing work that librarians do to champion authors and create welcoming spaces for readers. We have made 30 weekend passes for CrimeFest available to say thank you. If you are currently employed as a librarian (or have been in the last year), you are eligible for a 50% discount for a weekend pass. These will be sold on a first come, first served basis, with a limit of one per customer and are not transferable.

Please get in touch with CrimeFest for more details.

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