George Street Books - Blog

  • New volunteer roles: Volunteer Coordinator and Marketing Co-ordinator

    As the bookshop grows we need to recruit a couple of volunteer roles to help manage the organisation. Details of the roles are set out below and yo...
  • THE GREAT GLOSSOP BOOK GIVEAWAY

    If you like a good rummage then come down and see us this Saturday 22nd May 2021, for THE GREAT GLOSSOP BOOK GIVEAWAY. For one day only, we'll h...
  • Steve Recommends - Lockdown discoveries!

    As George Street Community Bookshop has now reopened I thought it might be interesting if I shared some of the books I find around the shop and som...
  • Spring 2021 update

    We are reopening the shop - hopefully for good! - on Wednesday 14th April. Our hours will be 10am - 4pm Wednesday to Saturday along with some Mon...
  • AGM 2021 and James Ellson Author's Event

    We are hosting our 2021 Annual General Meeting incorporating an author's event with local writer James Ellson. The first part of the evening will...
  • Our new online shop!

    George Street Community Bookshop has traditionally been a physical shop, providing services to Glossop and the people who visit the town. But times...
  • A blog by Lucy who runs the Manchester Book Club and, lucky us, volunteers in our shop

    It’s that glazed-over look your partner starts to get as you describe (in great detail) the denouement of your latest literary obsession – the pros and cons of the characters, the highs and lows of the plot – that makes you wonder whether you ought to find yourself a place where your book chat is officially sanctioned … a place that will save your loved one’s sanity...
  • Steve's favourite books of 2019

    Shop Manager Steve runs through some of his favourite books of 2019.
  • Top 10 unfilmed (as yet) novels of Stephen King

    Nick Thompson, our guest blogger, is an occasional writer and horror fiction fan.  He discovered Stephen King in his mid-teens and hasn't been the same since. 
  • A life of books

    Shop manager Steve Roberts writes about his project A Life of Books. If you'd like to be involved, follow the link to his survey or pick up a paper copy from the shop. Steve would love to talk in the shop about your life with books, so call in for a chat.
  • Guest Post by Simon Galloway from Glossop Record Club

    Over the last few years at Glossop Record Club, we’ve had sessions dedicated to the years 1966, 1967 and 1968, little vinyl time capsules exploring music made in those years by playing key tracks and albums as they celebrate their 50th anniversaries.
  • What I'm Reading...

    This week's What I'm Reading blog post is from Cat, one of our volunteers who is a member of the Glossop Lowbrow Book Group.I have been a member of...