Norwich Science Festival kicks off tomorrow with a week of science-related events scheduled to take place across the city between 21st- 29th October. There’s something for everyone, with activities aimed at all ages. You can see the full event schedule online here, plus you can find the festival team sharing lots of brilliant content over… Read More Norwich Science Festival!
As Libraries Week comes to an end, it’s been brilliant to see all of the wonderful libraries-related content being shared across various social channels. Whether it’s the tracking the #LibrariesWeek tag on Twitter to see all the wonderful things libraries do across the country, or the news that our favourite, Chris Riddell, has been made… Read More Lovely (Award Winning!) Libraries
9-14th October is Libraries Week, a celebration of the creative, innovative and diverse activities that UK libraries have to offer and that doesn’t just mean public libraries – oh no! Libraries of all kinds including those in workplaces, universities and of course, schools! The theme this year is ‘discover’, with everyone encouraged to pop along… Read More Discover Libraries
October is over the other side of this weekend, which means it’s only THREE WEEKS until the half-term here in Norfolk! Crikey. If you’re interested in what’s on our minds at the moment, you can find the latest issue of our High Lights newsletter for secondary schools just here. If you’re from a primary phase… Read More New Newsletters
National Poetry Day takes place on September 28th and is an annual celebration in the UK, established in 1994 to inspire people across the country to enjoy, discover and share poems. There’s a theme each year and for 2017, it’s ‘freedom’. If you’re looking to prep ahead of the celebrations next week, the National Poetry day… Read More National Poetry Day 2017
After a long summer resting, our specialist Children’s Mobile Library has been out on its first school visits this week… Over the course of the next term, Tony (our Mobile library assistant) will be visiting schools all over the county, giving pupils the opportunity to choose from our amazing book-stock, titles carefully selected by our… Read More Our Mobile is back on the road!
Norfolk schools are back in session this week and don’t we know it- our phone hasn’t stopped ringing since Wednesday! We’re running full steam ahead here and we’re excited for the autumn term to get into full swing. The September issue of our Book Bites newsletter is now online and can be read here; it’s… Read More Welcome back, Norfolk Schools!
It’s September 1st and the final friday of the holidays here in Norfolk; though we feel as though we’ve been preparing for the start of the autumn term for some weeks now, our team is certainly lamenting the end of the summer break- it has zoomed by! Hopefully, like us, you’ll have used the last… Read More Farewell Summer Holidays!
As you may have seen, we’re resting our usual Friday Reads over the summer while our team are busy working their way through our summer workload (which includes lots of NEW BOOKS!). As an alternative, our Librarian, Harriet, has been putting together a few brief lists of books she thinks are worthy of your attention… Read More Summer Holiday Reads!
It’s week three of the six-week holidays here in Norfolk and even though our county’s schools aren’t in session, we’re keeping busy with our usual summer tasks, the most of important of which is making sure our stock is in tip-top shape for the new term (which is already hurtling towards us at an alarming… Read More Animal Agents!