Month: August 2017

CityLibrary Staff on their Dream Holidays

We all like to get away from work from time to time, maybe to another city, perhaps to the countryside or a sunny place by the sea. We asked the CityLibrary staff about their favourite holiday destinations and looked at our holdings, too, to see where they can take you, not physically, but in your…Continue Reading CityLibrary Staff on their Dream Holidays

Advanced notice: Library systems downtime overnight 4th – 5th September

We are upgrading our library systems overnight Monday 4th September – Tuesday 5th September.  As a result you may experience intermittent periods of downtime where you are unable to: login to online resources see book availability through CityLibrary Search request items, or login to your CityLibrary Account to renew items. Please plan ahead to conduct…Continue Reading Advanced notice: Library systems downtime overnight 4th – 5th September

Building the Vision

From our Archives City has been in the news recently for building plans. The handsome design for the new Sebastian Street Building took centre stage at the prestigious Summer Exhibition 2017 at the Royal Academy on Piccadilly. Yet City’s history of gorgeous architecture has a rich heritage and her buildings have added lustre to London…Continue Reading Building the Vision

Changes to accessing online resources

Today we are making some changes to our login screens for access to: Your City Library Account Online resources Requesting items These should make the pages much more user friendly. As a result you may experience some brief disruption to accessing the resources today, Tuesday 29th August.  This should not last too long.  If you…Continue Reading Changes to accessing online resources

Requested items collection at Northampton Square

You can once again use the self issue machines to borrow your requested items, CDs and DVDs at Northampton Square Library.  Apologies for any disruption this caused you. We are awaiting delivery and installation of new self issue machines to improve reliability of this service….Continue Reading Requested items collection at Northampton Square

Start your City journey with a Library win

Congratulations newbie! Whether you aced those ‘A’ Levels, cruised through clearing or impressed your interviewer, you’ve made it- a place at City to study your dream course. You feel like a winner and so you should. You’re excited, eager to get going, ready to roll. With that mind, what if I told you there’s a…Continue Reading Start your City journey with a Library win

Out and About in London during the Summer

We asked staff at CityLibrary about their favourite London places and things to do in summer and, despite the recent weather, they mostly like to be outside, listing a number of favourite spots. Although, of course, we feel you should take a break and get and about to see these places when in London, a…Continue Reading Out and About in London during the Summer

No access to requested items collection, DVDs, and CDs this weekend

Due to a hardware fault you are currently unable to collect requested items or borrow DVDs or CDs from Northampton Square Library outside of Library staffed hours (after 5pm Mon-Fri and all day Sat and Sun). This has been reported to IT and our hardware suppliers and will be resolved as soon as possible….Continue Reading No access to requested items collection, DVDs, and CDs this weekend

Northampton Square Library toilets

The toilets at Northampton Square Library are undergoing an upgrade this summer.  Starting tomorrow, Thursday 17th August, the toilets on Level 3 will be closed.  Toilets on Level 2 (male) and Level 5 (male and female) will remain open.  Once work has completed on the Level 3 toilets the toilets on Level 5 will be…Continue Reading Northampton Square Library toilets

25 Summer films you really shouldn’t miss

You’ve seen what they read, you’ve seen what they watch on the small screen. Now we delve further into the library staff’s cultural beach bag. In our latest CityLibrarySummer instalment we thought we’d share our favourite films and which films in particular mean summer to us. We’ve also highlighted where you can borrow films from…Continue Reading 25 Summer films you really shouldn’t miss