We did it and we’re here! Your Community Managed Library and Social Hub in Long Buckby, serving local and surrounding communities

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Buckby Library & Hub is a community run charity established to provide services and activities to the Northamptonshire village of Long Buckby and its surrounding villages.

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FOOD & FICTION ~ Chaucer to Dickens

We are delighted that the WEA will be running a course in the Library for 5 weeks from 21st September.

What did Chaucer’s cook prepare in his medieval kitchen? Did Shakespeare live on ‘cakes and ale’? Why did the much-maligned wife of Charles Dickens publish a menu book under the name of ‘Lady Maria Clutterbuck’? Food has always been an important way of showing in literature how people lived, or revealing something about their characters.

Newspapers & Publications

Did you know we now have daily local and national newspapers available for you to enjoy when you visit us. We will also be adding various publications such as Which? . Come on in and grab a cuppa too!

Got any ideas on what you would like to see available? Please do let us know, especially for younger and teenage readers.