Chelsea, one of our interns, shares her experiences… Every year, throughout the month of November, a non-profit organisation by the name of ‘NaNoWriMo’ hosts a global online writing event; an event which has seen the publication of hundreds of novel as an outcome! National Novel Writing Month – aka. NaNoWriMo – encourages budding writers to … More NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month!
Last month saw the celebration of International Bi Visibility Day (September 23rd), a global campaign to raise awareness of bisexuality, often the silent B in LGBT. This month we celebrate National Coming Out Day, an annual LGBTQ awareness day observed on October 11 each year, represented by the NCOD logo below. The ethos behind NCOD … More National Coming Out Day
This week is World Autism Week! (27th March – 2nd April 2017) Come and visit our Literary Facts Board near the central staircase! Here you can take away a fact about literature, and/or write a fact yourself on a post-it and leave it for someone else on the board! Here are some of the interesting facts so far… We’ve also created a … More World Autism Awareness Week
Happy World Poetry Day! Here is a selection of some of our favourite poets to celebrate this wonderful day which encourages people to read and write more poetry! Who’s your favourite poet? What’s your favourite poem? Tweet us @uniwinlibrary and let us know! Roger McGough “The Head popped a head round the doorway to see … More Our Favourite Poets – World Poetry Day
8th March marks International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is “be bold for change”. These women listed here are women who all had different values, beliefs, and experiences but, in spite of oppression, all strove in different ways to make vital change in their time and world. Explore our books in the library and … More International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange
Cats and books, cats and books! What more could you want? These literary cats have captured the hearts of the Martial Rose Library, and we’d love to share them with you! We all know cats have 9 lives, so… here are our Top 9 Literary Cats! Who’s your favourite literary cat from our list? Are there … More Top 9 Literary Cats