Travel back in time to meet some of the most amazing people who used The Portico Library! A famous writer, a two-time prime minister, a world renowned scientist and a man obsessed with collecting words each feature in their own exciting adventure, accompanied by a 21st century, time travelling kid!

Each year, the winners of our competitions will see their entries published in a new edition of this book, alongside the stories based on some of Manchester's local heroes and heroines!

Time Travellers and the Crystal Dome is produced by Seven Arches Publishing. The Portico Library is thrilled to feature in their Time Travellers series, which explores historical subjects through exciting stories for young people.

To purchase your copy click here. All profits go The Portico Library's schools outreach activities.