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

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EVENTS – ARTS EXTRAVAGANZA UPSTAIRS AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB

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

EVENTS – HOUSING RALLY / FOOD MARKET / LIBRARY OF THINGS / BUSINESS BAGEL

CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET   Our Patchwork Farm stall is back!  They're a friendly bunch & new volunteers are always welcome. You could be on the stall, or do some gardening on one of their sites. Ask at the stall for more information, or click here. SOME LIKE IT HOT - SOME LIKE IT COOL … Continue reading EVENTS – HOUSING RALLY / FOOD MARKET / LIBRARY OF THINGS / BUSINESS BAGEL

LAMBETHWATCH: SIGN OF THE TIMES; THE CASE OF THE VANISHING LIBRARIES – AND PAPER CANDIDATES

NOT LISTENING...... This sign has appeared outside a house in Herne Hill. Defend The Ten Retweeted Gaby Gassner‏ @GassnerDesign Pretty damning poster. It's sadly so true as I can confirm as long-suffering resident. THE CASE OF THE VANISHING LIBRARIES   IS IT GOING TO GET DIRTY IN LAMBETH'S MAY ELECTIONS?: PAPER CANDIDATES Vauxhall Labour‏ @VauxhallLabour posted … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: SIGN OF THE TIMES; THE CASE OF THE VANISHING LIBRARIES – AND PAPER CANDIDATES

LAMBETHWATCH – REBEL CALENDAR MARKS CARNEGIE OCCUPATION / ELECTION COUNTDOWN: THREE WEEKS TO GO

Matt Reynolds‏ @mrmfr Just noticed this in my London Rebel History Calendar 2018. Got the name of the library wrong but great to see the important day there! #VoteLibrary Friends of Carnegie Retweeted Matt Reynolds Occupation recognised as part of Rebel History! Still fondly remembered by participants & supporters & rued by @lambeth_council, who wrongly … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – REBEL CALENDAR MARKS CARNEGIE OCCUPATION / ELECTION COUNTDOWN: THREE WEEKS TO GO

JOE’S CHRISTMAS DISPLAY IS BACK IN THE LIBRARY AGAIN / FATAL ACCIDENT UPDATE / iMOVE HAVEN’T MOVED / WINTERFEST CLOSES

JOE'S CHRISTMAS DISPLAY IS BACK IN THE LIBRARY AGAIN The traditional Christmas window display - much-loved by local children - which featured in the former Plumbase store on Westow Hill is back on display this year – again in Upper Norwood library. Joe Field, who designed the Christmas window in Plumbase for between eight and … Continue reading JOE’S CHRISTMAS DISPLAY IS BACK IN THE LIBRARY AGAIN / FATAL ACCIDENT UPDATE / iMOVE HAVEN’T MOVED / WINTERFEST CLOSES

OPEN THE LIBRARY DOOR AND LET THE COMMUNITY IN

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

“REPAIR MY HOME” – DEALING WITH COUNCIL REPAIRS FORMS PART OF FILM SHOW / MORE THAN 12,500 PEOPLE SIGN CINEMA MUSEUM PETITION – PUBLIC MEETING NEXT MONDAY / LIBRARY NOW HAS LATE CLOSING ON THURSDAYS / 2018 DATES FOR OVERGROUND FESTIVAL  / FOOD MARKET

"REPAIR MY HOME" - DEALING WITH COUNCIL REPAIRS FORMS PART OF FILM SHOW Two films dealing with losing your home are being shown as part of the Crystal Palace International Film Festival tomorrow (Saturday). 'Uprooted' (2pm and 4pm) and 'Dispossession' (6pm)are being shown at Christ church Highland Road SE19. Dispossession will be foillowed by a … Continue reading “REPAIR MY HOME” – DEALING WITH COUNCIL REPAIRS FORMS PART OF FILM SHOW / MORE THAN 12,500 PEOPLE SIGN CINEMA MUSEUM PETITION – PUBLIC MEETING NEXT MONDAY / LIBRARY NOW HAS LATE CLOSING ON THURSDAYS / 2018 DATES FOR OVERGROUND FESTIVAL  / FOOD MARKET

NEW FIRST FOR UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY

NEW FIRST FOR UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY Upper Norwood is to become the first library in the UK to run a 'Library of Things'. A project in partnership with Crystal Palace Transition Town, it will be a lending library where the public can borrow items such as  DIY tools, gardening equipment, camping gear and much more … Continue reading NEW FIRST FOR UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY

UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY RE-OPENS TOMORROW!!!!

UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY RE-OPENS TOMORROW!!!! The Upper Norwood Library Hub re-opens to the public at 10 am tomorrow (Saturday 15th July) having undergone a major refurbishment.   At an event in the library on Westow Hill this evening Laura Wright, who chairs the library trustees, told around 80 guests: "This is such an exciting night … Continue reading UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY RE-OPENS TOMORROW!!!!