Alnwick Library will be closed at lunchtime today, Thurs 18 Jan from 12:30pm - 1:30pm. It will also close at 6pm on Friday 19 Jan.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Items can be renewed online or by telephoning 01670 50 50 16. Please note that this is an automated system and you will need your library card number.

The North East is full of talented authors, who write on topics as diverse as crime, historical fiction, mystery, romance and chick lit. Here are just a small selection of North East writers whose books you can find in your local library.

Click on the book covers below to search the library catalogue for works by the authors.

 dreamingoutloudtheglassroomthedwellingplacesettledbloodthevanishingofruth66charingcrossroadtheretribution CRoberts

nowhereman  brokensilence rememberthemomentsadler darkhorizonssalmonfishingintheyementheguardianangelsjournal SButland

Poetry in the North East

Poets from the North East are well represented in the unique and exciting Northern Poetry Library which is located at The Chantry in Morpeth. 

Find Out More About North East Writers

For more information about North East authors and poets, awards, book festivals and much more, please visit the New Writing North website.

Northumberland Libraries are often visited by writers for talks and other events; visit the events calendar and find out who is coming to your local library.