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!!!!!
Author event for expecting parents On Saturday 25th November, Jackie Kietz, author of I'm Expecting a Baby will be at the Library Hub to talk about her book and host a relaxed meet-up and chat about labour and birth. She will help expectant parents think about what makes for a positive birth experience and get … Continue reading EVENTS AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY / HUB
Guest post by June O’Sullivan MBE, Trustee at Upper Norwood Library Hub I am sure that like many of you, I know my own neighbourhood less than I know the place where I work. To mitigate this, I joined the board of the local library Upper Norwood Library Hub as I am a keen library … Continue reading OPEN THE LIBRARY DOOR AND LET THE COMMUNITY IN