Month: July 2016

Discover Roald Dahl at City Library

City Library doesn’t just do books. We also subscribe to tons of great online resources including access to exclusive streamable TV shows and films with Box of Broadcasts (BOB). This week sees the release of a “live-action” adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book The BFG, starring Mark Rylance. Several of Roald Dahl’s children’s books have been turned into…Continue Reading Discover Roald Dahl at City Library

New Resource – The Economist Historical Archive 1843-2012

Library Services now provides full access to The Economist Historical Archive (1843-2012). To find out more, simply move your mouse over the image below.  If you need any help in using this resource you can contact your friendly Subject Librarian….Continue Reading New Resource – The Economist Historical Archive 1843-2012

City Library commemorates the Battle of the Somme

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme. On this day, over 100 years ago, around 20,000 British soldiers died. By the end of the battle in November 1916 there had been over one million casualties on both sides for little military gain. Sadly this high number is not…Continue Reading City Library commemorates the Battle of the Somme