Advent Calendar – 18th December

7 days to go!

Library staff competing in Strictly

It's the Strictly Library final and everyone is geared up for an exciting evening of dancing! The judges are impressed... but who will win?

Christmas Book of the Day

Father Christmas and Me

Amelia lives in the magical town of Elfhelm, newly adopted by Father Christmas and Mary Christmas. When the very jealous Easter Bunny launches an attack to ruin Christmas, it's up to Amelia, her family and the elves to fight off the forces of evil.

But can they keep Christmas alive?

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Father Christmas and Me

Christmas Word of the Day


a mean-spirited person who spoils the enjoyment of others; a spoilsport or killjoy.

Based on the main character of the 1957 children's book How the Grinch Stole Christmas!.

The Grinch

Did you know?

Christmas movies...

The highest-grossing Christmas movie is 2000's How The Grinch Stole Christmas, which has raked in over $512 million so far.

The Grinch


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