The John Rylands Library

The John Rylands Library
150 Deansgate, Manchester, Lancashire, M3 3EH
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15th Annual Rylands Poetry Reading with Jorie Graham

This year’s 15th Rylands reading will be given by Jorie Graham. Jorie Graham is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including From the New World: Poems 1976-2014, Place, which won the Forward Prize in 2012, and The Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems 1974-1994, winner of the 1996 Pulitzer prize for…

Thu 23 Nov

Free / 0161 275 3751

Lives of Letters Network: Curating Correspondence

The Lives and Afterlives of Letters Network is a newly established, interdisciplinary network which draws together academics and library professionals working on the study and curation of correspondence from all time periods and all fields of study. 10-minute lightning talks and discussion

Thu 9 Nov

Free / 0161 275 3751

Public lecture: Casualty! A Twentieth Century History

Thanks to the long-running TV show Casualty and the more recent Casualty 1900s, the British viewing public is familiar with the very different look and feel of hospital casualty departments at the beginning and end of the twentieth century. This talk explores how and why the casualty department was transformed over the…

Thu 26 Oct

Free / 0161 275 3751

Toddler tales

Find a cosy corner, pull up a cushion and listen to fun stories. Join in playtime, creating a storyworld of your own. Suitable for families with children 5 and under.

Thu 2 Nov

Free / 0161 275 3751

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