Monthly Archives: August 2016

Invasion of the pod people

Did you guess what was in the huge pile of boxes on Level 3? It wasn’t, as suggested by many, an indoor tennis court for giants, although 10 out of 10 for imagination. Instead, the library elves have been busy … Continue reading

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Library Staff Love #10: Read For Research

This month’s choice comes from Research Librarian Diane Bell who loves supporting research here at City (which is handy) almost as much as she loves leopards. Diane said: “It’s awesome to work in partnership with our research staff & students … Continue reading

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Northampton Square Library, Level 3 closure

Level 3 of the Northampton Square Library will be closed over the Bank Holiday weekend (27th-31st August) so we can install new furniture. If you need to do group work, please use Level 2. Levels 4, 5 and 6 will … Continue reading

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It’s National Book Lovers Day!

Following our Instagram of Librarian’s Cats yesterday for #InternationalCatsDay, we noticed today that it is National Book Lovers Day and so we asked our Library Staff for their favourite books in CityLibrary. Although mostly fiction, quite a range was submitted, … Continue reading

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Library Staff Love #9: GSLC

Here’s a thing. We try not to use abbreviations unnecessarily because unless you know what they stand for it can be really unhelpful. But, OMG can they be fun too, especially if you’ve got a GSOH (IMHO). They’re also ubiquitous … Continue reading

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