Tag: Christmas

Seasonal opening hours

Image of a snowman in CityLibrary colours and #CityLibraryXmas

The Northampton Square Library will be open from 10am to 6pm between Friday 27th and Tuesday 31st December, 2019. Security staff will be present, and yule be able to borrow items using the elf-service machines as usual. If you are planning to visit the Library to study or revise over the festive holidays, then check…Continue Reading Seasonal opening hours

Extended loans

To help you prepare for your exams, Library Services is giving you extended loan periods over the Christmas and New Year break. Seven day loans If you borrow or renew a seven day loan on Friday 7th December you won’t have to bring it back until Friday the 4th of January. 24 hour loans Pop-in on…Continue Reading Extended loans

Christmas from the Archive

Whether through tradition, faith or common experience, Christmas is a time when family, friends and strangers come together to celebrate, remember, and look forwards with optimism to the new year approaching. Never more is this optimism tested than when suffering hardships such as poverty, illness, or experiencing and surviving conflict: and sadly the latter has…Continue Reading Christmas from the Archive

The most wonderful films of the year

Christmas is a great time to bring together everyone, to wrap up warm, open a big tin of sweets and enjoy a cracking film. Whether you like modern comedies or classic weepies, we’re got something for you. Elf [BoB] “Its hilarious”   Muppet’s Christmas Carol [BoB] “It’s just so jolly! Love the songs… love Gonzo…Continue Reading The most wonderful films of the year

Revising for your exams or studying over the Christmas break?

We can confirm our opening times for the holiday period. Northampton Square Library From Monday 18th December to Friday 22nd December the library will be operating vacation opening hours of 9am to 10pm with reference and self-service after 5pm. The library will be closed from Saturday 23rd December to Tuesday 26th December inclusive. We will be open…Continue Reading Revising for your exams or studying over the Christmas break?

The specials’ time of year

For some Christmas means one thing: Christmas themed TV specials. Nothing brings people together better watching than sitting around the box watching emergency births, surprise reunions and timely snow falls. You can research the TV of Christmas past with this selection of excellent TV chosen by library staff. Christmas crackers Black Mirror White Christmas [BoB]…Continue Reading The specials’ time of year

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

Fairytale of #CityLibraryXmas

Christmas is a time of joy and good tunes. Whether you are having fun with family or friends, or spending a little bit of time revising, music can lift the spirits, energise or relax and help you bond with other people. We asked members of staff from across City Library what their favourite festive tracks…Continue Reading Fairytale of #CityLibraryXmas