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Below is a rotating feature of library news-feeds from across the UK and beyond.

Whether your interest is in radical women’s libraries, the diverse range of topics from Cambridge University Libraries or to keep up to date with the always topical and informative PLN, which we think is the premier library news source, bar none.

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Explore the great monthly newsletters from Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk Libraries below.

Essex Libraries Newsletter:

This month April 2019 –  Book of the month – BookStart, Cobra Business Reference Adviser and more.. See more in the newsletter here...

Also this month Essex Book Groups Newsletter – Reading ideas, Prize Draw, Books unlocked….  See more in the newsletter here.

Norfolk libraries Newsletter:

This month May 2019  –  Book news, events and projects, film news and your locl library information… see more in the on-line newsletter here

Now with added Business & IPsee more here

Don’t forget to visit the news for May 2019 from the Norfolk Museums too. ..Norwich Castle, Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Vikings and MagritteSee more here.

Remember too, Attleborough library is on the move in May 2019. Catch up with the re-locations news here.

Suffolk Libraries Newsletter:

This month May 2019 – This month, – New titles just in, our list of top events, meet the author (Michelle Paver) and the Suffolk Libraries Extra scheme. See more here...


Public Libraries News – what’s Happening to Your Library?

PLN is the go to resource for updates, news and opinion on the UK library Service. Updated often…read more here.


Libraries Taskforce – newsfeed from this  gov.uk resource to keep you regularly updated…

  • YA Recommendations

    These books are a must-read for Young Adult fiction lovers. Whether you like being transported to the streets of New York battling mythical creatures, or […]

  • Out and About this Winter

    As well as the events, workshops and exhibitions you can see in our public programme, our National team work in prisons, with community groups and in […]

  • Boiler Update: Temporary Opening Hours

    From Monday 18th November until we open again in the new year (on Monday 6th January 2020), we will now be closed on Mondays and Fridays and we will have […]

  • #WomanOfTheWeek Ece Temelkuran

    Follow our #WomanOfTheWeek campaign to discover more about incredible women writers from around the world.

  • My Time at GWL

    Lily spent three months volunteering with us at the start of 2019.  In this post she reflects upon that experience.

  • Saying goodbye to GWL (for now)

    In this blog post, Danish intern Ida shares her thoughts on what it's been like working with GWL for the last three months.

  • NMRD Object of the Month: Roller Derby Game Programme

    The National Museum of Roller Derby is the UK’s first permanent collection of ephemera and memorabilia relating to the sport of Women’s Flat Track […]

  • Boiler Watch

    Read this post for updates on the replacement of our boiler, including a building closure on Saturday 9th November.

  • This Is Who We Are – Routes into GWL Programmes

    In Summer 2019 Laura and Katie, Production Coordinators, hosted a ‘This Is Who We Are’ event talking about some of the ways that events, […]

  • The Distant Bodies E-Zine

    We’re thrilled to share The Distant Bodies, an online e-zine made by Glasgow Women’s Library’s Summer Create and Connect Group, 2019


Cambridge University Library News – regularly updated, diverse bibliographical musings…


The Daring Librarian…

  • Club DEN: Kahoot It in Media

    From Ms. Behrens – MHMS 7th Grade Team Leader “We are going to implement something a little different for 7th grade DEN. Once a month, students […]

  • Join MHTVNews – Live NEWS Broadcast!

    Join #MHTVNews we love having our kidds join our awesome team! Application link below! Watch our Video!Hey MHMS Kids! It’s MHTV Application Time! Pick […]

  • Welcome Back to School!

    Welcome Back Kiddos, Parents, & Families! Here’s our Media Orientation Cartoon! This is my 22nd year at MHMS! Wait, what?? Whoda thunk it!? I am SO […]

  • Summer Reading List 2019

      The Summer Reading List is Here! Where does the time fly? I can’t believe it’s that time of year again! Time to share our Summer Reading […]

  • Makerspace For Little or Nothing

    Makerspace for Little or Nothing You don’t have to spend thousands of dollars to start a Makerspace area. You don’t have to have a designated room […]

  • 8th Grade Civil War History Links

    [Detail] The Child’s Anti-Slavery Book Resources for 8th Grade Social Studies: American Slavery Underground Railroad Virtual Field Trips You are a […]

  • Go Ahead, Scam Me Kids!

    WARNING: Rant Below. So, my last post was about an easy interactive reading promotion idea using Post-It Notes I got from my fabulous friend (and one time […]

  • Readers Recommend

    Come on in and recommend! OR…. It’s kinda like a low-tech YELP review for books! Hey MHMS Kids, Check this Out! This is a cool reading promotion […]

  • Colorful Women: Coloring Pages for Women’s History Month

    Re-posting this!  I just want to share a few coloring pages I curated online & made into PDF’s & JPEGS for our kiddos! I love adding new […]

  • Ninja Unicorn: Coloring Sheets for Makerspaces

    Short Story: A wonderful 6th grade student & I teamed up and made this bookmark sheet and I want to share it with you. I made copies and gave several to […]


National Library of Australia…

  • The Lost Thing

    The relationship between words and pictures is one of understatement. Much of the humour in the story develops from this as the images defy expectation, and […]

  • Desperately seeking secondary sources

    A blog post by Lisa Keane Elliott. In my last post, From the horse’s mouth, we learned what a primary source is and what a rich collection the National […]

  • Stretch your imagination

    A blog post by Kelly Torrens   "It is not enough to simply teach children to read; we have to give them something worth reading. Something that will […]

  • Spooky Reads

    Looking to get spooky this Halloween? Whether you’re into horror, love a good thrill, or prefer a gothic themed read that’s fun for the whole […]

  • The wonderful world of webinars

    Since early last year, the Library has been delivering learning webinars! You may have attended one of the webinars live, or watched one of our many webinar […]

  • Hiroshige : 100 famous views of Edo

    Hiroshige: meisho-Edo-hyakkei = One Hundred Famous Views of Edo  Utagawa (Andō) Hiroshige's beautiful Ukiyo-e woodblock prints are currently […]

  • NLA Fellowships in 2019

    National Library of Australia Fellowships provide an opportunity for researchers to explore the Library’s collection, blissfully uninterrupted, for up to […]

  • 1989 Grandfinal: The Stuff of Legends

    In Joseph Campbell’s work on comparative mythology, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, a book which has become almost a text book for Hollywood screen […]

  • The world of library cards

    If you have found your way to this web page, perhaps via other National Library pages or social media, you might be looking for a story about the National […]

  • Digitising our collections

    Thanks to the generosity of donors during the 2018 appeal, digitisation work has transformed the extraordinary collection of PROMPT theatre scrapbooks in the […]


No Shelf Required…

  • This Week in Literature and Arts

    Happy birthday to Kurt Vonnegut, born in Indianapolis, IN, November 11, 1922. November 11, 1821: Fyodor Dostoyevsky is born in Moscow. A journalist and […]

 


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