LIBRARY CAMPAIGNERS TO LOBBY COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT

Library campaigners are lobbying tonight's full meeting of Lambeth council at the town hall in Brixton (Wednesday). Organisers Defend the Ten say: "Unfortunately the council have refused our (request for a) deputation but we have to keep the pressure up and we will be lobbying them as they arrive. "So far with library staff removed, … Continue reading LIBRARY CAMPAIGNERS TO LOBBY COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT

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OPINION: THE COMEDY STORE PLAYS LAMBETH TOWN HALL

Lambeth council are a reporter's dream - and a residents nightmare. The latest piece of nonsensical spin from Lambeth is due to be aired at this Wednesday's meeting of Lambeth council where there are questions, motions but, as the agenda states today (Monday) "Reports – none listed for this meeting". (A full council meeting with … Continue reading OPINION: THE COMEDY STORE PLAYS LAMBETH TOWN HALL

WHAT IS HAPPENING TO LAMBETH LIBRARIES? MARCH 2016

Back in March 2016 Lambeth council issued an information / disinformation piece headed: "What is happening to Lambeth libraries.?" At the time News From Crystal Palace wrote a spoof version of it. We thought we'd posted it. Here, better late than never, - and updated - is the UNOFFICIAL version. What is happening to Lambeth … Continue reading WHAT IS HAPPENING TO LAMBETH LIBRARIES? MARCH 2016

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN LAMBETH LIBRARIES – 2018 VERSION

Here is the latest official version of what is happening in Lambeth's libraries. (Cynics will note that the libraries with a reduced service appear further down the list - Ed.) Brixton – fully maintained service with existing opening hours. Streatham – newly expanded and refurbished in 2014, will maintain full service with existing opening hours. … Continue reading WHAT’S HAPPENING IN LAMBETH LIBRARIES – 2018 VERSION

SEPTEMBER EVENTS AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB

Welcome to your September newsletter from the Upper Norwood Library Hub. We have news from theLibrary Hub and the wider community as well as information about all the events and activities happening here this autumn. We have lots of new events coming up so make sure you check them out. Remember The Nightmare Before Christmas? We are planning ahead for Halloween! … Continue reading SEPTEMBER EVENTS AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB

NOTHING’S IMPOSSIBLE – AT THE LIBRARY OF POSSIBILITIES!

Explore your potential this summer at Upper Norwood Library with free/low-cost activities led by professionals Upper Norwood Library Hub is excited to present Summer at the Library of Possibilities. We are hosting six weeks of activities and courses for up to 17 year olds over the summer holidays. Free and low cost activities  Explore your … Continue reading NOTHING’S IMPOSSIBLE – AT THE LIBRARY OF POSSIBILITIES!

SUMMER IN THE LIBRARY

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

ATTIC ARTS CLUB CONTINUES AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY…..

Comedy Jen Brister Family Shows MEANINGLESS (WIP) Wednesday 13th: 9pm £12.50/£10 Ever wanted to know the meaning of life? No, neither has Jen, she’s too busy trying to stop her twins from using her shoes as a toilet. Still, we’re only on this planet for a finite time, wouldn’t it be good to find a bit … Continue reading ATTIC ARTS CLUB CONTINUES AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY…..

ATTIC ARTS CLUB AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY – June 4th to June 17th

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 ATTIC ARTS CLUB AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY – June 4th to June 17th

LIBRARY FUNDED FOR NEXT THREE YEARS

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