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Join The Big Borrow to Save Lambeth Libraries

Saturday 11 April 2.30pm Waterloo Library

Lambeth Libraries are under threat! Come and join the campaign!

The Culture 2020 consultation proposes:

  • Half of Lambeth’s Libraries under threat of closure…
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Cataloging the Medieval Timbuktu Manuscripts at the Mamma Haidara Library in Mali

by Tony Dowler

Every so often, you get a chance to contribute to something of global importance. This is one of those times.

The libraries of Timbuktu are a collection of over 400,000 manuscripts handed down in private libraries from generation to generation for over 700 years.

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Blog Posting

Cathy Cassidy launches Looking-Glass Girl

Alice in Wonderland turns 150 this year, and to celebrate, best-selling author Cathy Cassidy has penned her own tale Looking-Glass Girl: a modern-day twist on the classic children’s book. 427 more words


Happy National Poetry Month!

Besides a day of tricks and jokes April 1st marks the start of National Poetry Month.

As the month goes on, I plan to incorporate some hands-on activities for this display. Stay tuned!

In The Field

School Library Month

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is celebrating the 30th anniversary of School Library Month (#SLM) throughout April.

During School Library Month, all school librarians are urged to develop library-related activities to help their school and community understand how strong school library programs can transforming learning in many positive ways. 66 more words


Libraries are “Someplace Special”!

“I was scared. I was lonely. I discovered there was only one room in this school where I was happy and where I felt secure. And that room was the library.”  Anthony Horowitz, children’s author was quoted saying. 267 more words

Historial Fiction