Green Impact at the Library

Check out all the lovely green things we’ve been doing to promote sustainability here at the Martial Rose Library, all as part of our Green Impact Award. We’ve got everything from cistern volume adjusters in toilets, to a nestbox and a bird feeder promoting biodiversity, and even a new eco-friendly kettle for our staff tearoom! Have any suggestions? Want … More Green Impact at the Library

Interested in Children’s Books?

Then join us in celebrating great children’s literature by discussing the CILIP Carnegie and Greenaway prize shortlists for 2016. “The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book for children and young people.  The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children … More Interested in Children’s Books?

National Libraries Day 2016

On Saturday 6th February it’s National Libraries Day, so we thought we’d celebrate by telling you some fun facts from some of Britain’s most impressive libraries…   The British Library is home to over 150 million items, making it the largest library in Britain! We often request books from here as part of our inter-library loans … More National Libraries Day 2016