Makery on the Move – Summer 2019

The Makery is on the move this summer - coming to 25 of our libraries throughout the summer! Bringing with them two robotics sessions and a digital animation session for children age 8-13, each session is two hours long and tickets are £8 a child. Tickets can be bought from the library directly or online by following… Continue reading Makery on the Move – Summer 2019

Windrush Day 2019

Following losses in World War II, Britain was in need of labourers, this prompted a campaign to encourage people from other countries in the British Empire and Commonwealth to immigrate to the UK. On 22 June 1948, the first ship carrying immigrants from the Caribbean arrived. This first ship's name, HMT Empire Windrush , inspired the generation of imigrants to be called 'The Windrush… Continue reading Windrush Day 2019

Men’s Health Week 2019

Men’s Health Week is an annual campaign and takes place from 10-16 June and is run by the Men’s Health Forum. Aimed at raising awareness of men's health, it's also a time to focus a bit extra on breaking the stigma around men, feelings and emotions. This year, the focus is on numbers, and especially the  seven numbers… Continue reading Men’s Health Week 2019

Women’s Prize For Fiction 2019 – A Guest Review!

We're excited to have a guest blogger this month! Julia has read and reviewed all the shortlisted Women's Prize For Fiction titles, and half of the longlisted ones; below, you can find her reviews for each book. If you would like to read any of them, you can follow the links in the title to… Continue reading Women’s Prize For Fiction 2019 – A Guest Review!