Among the Shelves – Children’s Books

One of our key roles, as a library, is to enable access to information. We stock a wide range of materials, do not censor published content, promote understanding and provide good quality information that helps people educate and inform themselves. To challenge prejudice and discrimination we will be celebrating black authors, diversity and cultural role… Continue reading Among the Shelves – Children’s Books

‘A Letter To My Future Self’ competition winner announcement

Thank you to everyone who submitted an entry to the ‘A Letter To My Future Self’ writing competition, you didn't make it easy for our Learning in Libraries team! But after some discussions a winner has been chosen with the following reasons: Beautifully written, really laugh-out-loud funny and had some beautiful bits of imagery and… Continue reading ‘A Letter To My Future Self’ competition winner announcement

Among the Shelves

One of our key roles, as a library, is to enable access to information. We stock a wide range of materials, do not censor published content, promote understanding and provide good quality information that helps people educate and inform themselves. To challenge prejudice and discrimination we will be celebrating black authors and cultural role models… Continue reading Among the Shelves

Pippi Longstocking is 75!

First published in 1945, Pippi Longstocking is the creation of Swedish author Astrid Lindgren. A passionate story teller - Astrid Lindgren first created Pippi for her daughter Karin. These treasured bedtime stories were first written down after a broken leg left her bed-ridden and bored, from this boredom the story was written down and illustrated… Continue reading Pippi Longstocking is 75!