Newsletter - June 2015
It's National Crime Reading month so settle down and see if you can outsmart one of the great detectives in June's booklist! You don't have to be a super sleuth to find out about two historic anniversaries taking place this month, including the signing of Magna Carta, 800 years ago - just use your library card to find out more.
What's new?

June events 
Did you know?
Over 300 people are visiting Slough Central Library on Sundays.  Slough Central Library will be open every Sunday from 12-4 pm until August 9th. Take out six books at the weekend from any Slough library and you can borrow a free DVD.
Reading ideas
Book of the month
The Monogram Murders
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Reading Ideas this month
Great Detectives

Pit your wits against some of the Great Detectives in this month's booklist. There are plenty of red herrings to keep you guessing!
If you like James Patterson
James Patterson is one of the world's biggest selling authors and his page-turning stories are hard to put down. If you're a fan of his thrilling reads then take a look at our booklist If you like James Patterson.... a great selection for adults and young adults alike.
Your reference library online: Britannica
This is a great month for history buffs and you can get right into the past by exploring Britannica in the reference library online section. Learn more about the Magna Carta, the Battle of Waterloo and other significant events in history that changed the way we live now.
Featured service - Tense Buster
Break through the Grammar Barrier with Tense Buster! English Grammar for all levels. Improve and practise your English in the library or from the comfort of your own home. Completely free with your Slough Libraries card.
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Twitter: Tweets about the Bookstart Bear were very popular this month. The Bookstart Bear was out and about in Slough during the annual National Bookstart Week from 7-13 June.  The theme for Bookstart week this year was Rumble in the Jungle.
Bookstart Bear


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