First, we'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who attended a class, group or event here so far this year. Our schedule is growing rapidly and we're really excited to play host to some fantastic, creative crowds. Some of the great additions are highlighted below, but you can access a full calendar of … Continue reading SUMMER IN THE LIBRARY
Upper Norwood library is being funded for a further three years by Croydon and Lambeth councils. Details of the amounts of funding are not yet available In a statement Upper Norwood Library Trust, which runs the building, said: "This funding will enable us to maintain the library and also continue to evolve it into a … Continue reading LIBRARY FUNDED FOR NEXT THREE YEARS
An arts extravaganza! From 4th-17th June, Disentangle Productions are transforming our upstairs main hall into a pop up arts venue! The Attic Arts Club will play host to two weeks of side splitting comedy, thought provoking theatre, award winning puppetry, hilarious cabaret, theatre that the children will love as well as late night fun that you’ll have to book the … Continue reading EVENTS – ARTS EXTRAVAGANZA UPSTAIRS AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB
Upper Norwood library are applying for a premises licence. A library spokeswoman said they had initially planned to apply for a temporary licence to turn the upstairs part of the Westow Hill building into a theatre to coincide with the Crystal Palace Festival (they have dropped the word 'Overground') - being held from June 4th … Continue reading LIBRARY APPLIES FOR PREMISES LICENCE……
The last month has been a busy one. We've enjoyed the picturesque snow-covered Crystal Palace, signed up some great new classes to run at the library, and really cracked on with plans for the Crystal Palace Library of Things. More exciting news on that below... New Groups and Classes We've recently added T'ai Chi, Shared … Continue reading UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB: WHAT’S ON THIS MONTH – Library of Things starts lending April 21st
January is finally over, and Spring is just around the corner. Check out the fantastic activities on offer to make the most of the end of winter. Get back outside with our Spring gardening projects Get your singing voice in gear with Crystal Palace Transition Town Choir Come on down to our open platform night … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE TRANSITION TOWN – LOTS OF EVENTS COMING UP…!!!
YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT - TALK AT JOE'S BAR NEXT MONDAY Confused about what carbs, fats and proteins to eat? Want to know how to get more nutrients into your meals? Interested in keeping your weight and energy balanced? Want to know how to build muscle or lose fat? Then don't miss Dr Shideh … Continue reading YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT – TALK AT JOE’S BAR TONIGHT (MONDAY) ……..and LOTS more events….and one missing pussycat
Two of Lambeth's libraries are being funded from OUTSIDE the council's libraries budget - on a month-by-month basis, say Friends of Carnegie Library. The astonishing claim is that both the Durning library at 167 Kennington Lane, SE11 and Tate South Lambeth library at 180 South Lambeth Rd, Vauxhall, SW8 - two of four libraries which Lambeth wanted to … Continue reading TWO LIBRARIES IN LAMBETH BEING FUNDED ON A ‘MONTH BY MONTH’ BASIS – from OUTSIDE the council’s libraries budget, say campaigners
Emily (left) and Margaret Upper Norwood Library has always had a quirky nature. Straddling five London boroughs, it has always had the feeling of a distinct community in itself, which is perhaps why the transfer to a community-run building has proved so successful and felt so natural. In summer 2016, the Upper Norwood Library Trust … Continue reading UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB PROVING A SUCCESS (by Lambeth council)
Whilst visiting an artist local to the community, her daughter came running out of the kitchen excitedly offering me a piece of cake her mother told me she had baked the night before. The enthusiasm this little girl showed towards her creation inspired me and got me thinking, why not arrange a Christmas Creation … Continue reading IT’S THE GREAT LIBRARY BAKE-OFF – FOR KIDS!!!!!