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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...
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 & IP – see more here…
Remember too, Attleborough library is on the move in May 2019. Catch up with the re-locations news here.
Suffolk Libraries Newsletter:
Public Libraries News – what’s Happening to Your Library?
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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 […]
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
Tuesday 19th November – Notice of work in the library
Whats happening – Lighting upgrade work will commence on Tuesday. The current lights are being upgraded to more energy efficient LED lights. Where […]
A different track
This week, I have been busy laying out a small exhibition in the Anderson Room to commemorate the start of the Second World War. I had a very clear idea in my […]
The UL and ebooks: Focus on … the De Gruyter EBA
Last time, I wrote about the UL’s ongoing Ebook Central DDA (demand-driven acquisition) scheme, which makes thousands of ebooks available to users […]
The fall of the Berlin Wall and Stefan Heym
Last Saturday Germany marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with numerous events. It was in the night of November 9, 1989 that the Berlin […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]