Tag: Books

Your top 10 most borrowed books also available online

Print books are great, but sometimes they can be incredibly popular- so what can you do if the title you want is in high demand? One option is to access the book digitally. We have access to thousands of e-books, including those Essential items on your Reading Lists. We’ve crunched the numbers to find out…Continue Reading Your top 10 most borrowed books also available online

Summer in the City

Summer, for many students, has now arrived, and for others, it is not far off. Before you go, don’t forget to return your library books and settle any outstanding library fines. You can check your account on the CityLibrary website. Working through the summer? We are open throughout the summer too. Northampton Square Library will…Continue Reading Summer in the City

19 International books you really must read in International City Week

As part of International City Week we asked Library Staff for their favourite books written by international authors or with an international theme. Check out their recommendations below. Tove Jannsson, Moomins series* “Moomins are adorable, and very gentle, and mostly kind”.   Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges “One of my favourites would definitely be the…Continue Reading 19 International books you really must read in International City Week

Getting to Know CityLibrary: competition winners announced!

Back in September we launched our Getting to Know CityLibrary competition with some fantastic prizes up for grabs: and, excitingly, we can now reveal who our lucky winners are!   So congratulations to: Brigi Fijo: winner of the top prize, a free day pass to CitySport! Taking home Library Study Packs full of fantastic books…Continue Reading Getting to Know CityLibrary: competition winners announced!

15 books you really need to read this Christmas

Christmas is the perfect time to snuggle up beneath the blankets or next to an environmentally friendly peat fire burner and enjoy a good read. Reading is also a good way to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of a busy home during the festive period. We asked staff at CityLibrary for their favourite…Continue Reading 15 books you really need to read this Christmas

New books at City Library

We regularly add new books and e-books to our collection. Use the carousel below to browse a selection of the new titles added in the last few months. Click on any cover to see where the book is located or to place a request. Want to recommend a book? Tell us what’s missing from our collections via our More…Continue Reading New books at City Library

25 interdisciplinary books you must read now

Summer is a great time to expand your mind. During the year, you can find it too busy to read up on all the stuff that has piqued your interest;  but there’s nothing better than taking the time to explore new ideas and find out more about what’s going on. It’s good for inspiration and…Continue Reading 25 interdisciplinary books you must read now

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 to build research collections and create resources. Read for Research allows City research students and…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #10: Read For Research