Welcome to our newest Trustee!

We are delighted to announce that Jessica Evans joined the Board of Trustees in November shortly before our opening. “Jessica was born in St Helens where she attended Blackbrook St Mary’s Primary School and St Augustine of Canterbury High School. She studied Business and French at the University of Chester, during which time she spent […]

We are OPEN!

On Friday 26th November, the long wait was finally over as we opened our doors to the community that has offered us so much support over the past year. It has been lovely to welcome so many of you into our community bookshop over the past couple of weeks. You can find us at 11 […]

New Share Offer!

Following the success of our first event and with the opening of the bookshop itself now finally drawing near (yes, really, it’s true, we didn’t abscond with your money!), we have decided to reopen our membership by offering shares in the St Helens Book Stop Limited to those who did not get the opportunity to […]

Welcome to our new Trustee!

We are incredibly pleased to announce that Cathryn White has become the latest addition to our Board of Trustees. “Cathryn was born in St Helens and was educated at Rainford High School, St Helens College and Liverpool John Moores University. She has 20 years’ experience working across the public sector, developing positive and productive partnerships […]

Robin Ince comes to the St Helens Book Stop!

We are incredibly excited to welcome comedian Robin Ince to St Helens Book Stop on the afternoon of Friday 8th October 2021 at 4pm. Ince is the co-host of The Infinite Monkey Cage alongside Brian Cox. His latest publication, The Importance of Being Interested – Adventures in Scientific Curiosity, will be available to purchase at […]

Assistant Manager Recruitment

We are recruiting! The Book Stop is on the hunt for an Assistant Manager. We’re looking for an enthusiastic book lover to join our exciting new venture and help bring our bookshop to life. Please see the attached documents for details about applying. Please note that the closing date for applications is 12 noon on […]

Manager Appointment

We are so pleased to announce that Laura Goodchild has started work as the very first manager of our bookshop.  Laura went to school at Allanson Street in Parr followed by Haydock High school and then Carmel College.  She has a degree in Creative Writing from Edge Hill University and joins us from Waterstones in […]

Share Certificates

Thank you to our wonderful supporters who bought shares in The St Helens Book Stop. We’re delighted to say that your share certificates are in the post.  You should receive them very soon.We’d also like to thank Poplar Services Printers, based in St Helens, for doing such a great job of printing the certificates for […]

Bookshop Manager

Bookshop Manager pack FINAL 0421   We’re recruiting a Bookshop Manager for our exciting new venture in St Helens Town Centre. The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 16th April 2021. Please spread the word!

International Women’s Day 2021

On IWD2021 we want to celebrate women writers. We asked our supporters (you) to share favourite women authors. And you did. You love British children’s authors JK Rowling, Enid Blyton and Richmal Crompton.  Not just because you loved their stories when you were younger, but because you are sharing them with children now.  You also […]