George Street Books - Blog

  • Local Writers

    We try to support authors and writers local to the area. This blog shines a spotlight on some of them.
  • Online event: Glynis Cooper and Bookshop AGM 2022

    This year's online bookshop AGM features a talk and Q&A from local writer and historian Glynis Cooper, author of a number of books including A ...
  • In the Bookshop events: Spring 2022.

    We are launching the first in a series of intimate, in person events at the bookshop featuring artists and creators living or working in Glossopdal...
  • We're looking for a freelance newsletter editor

    We're looking for a freelancer to promote the bookshop through editing our regular e-newsletter. The role will probably involve a day to a day and...
  • Become a member of the bookshop!

    We are a Community co-operative, owned and managed by our members, and if you didn't invest in our community shares issue you can now join as a mem...
  • Happy Christmas 2021! 

    We wanted to say a big Happy Christmas to all the bookshop staff, volunteers, members and customers. Beginning in lockdown, 2021 has been another s...
  • 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...