Tag: Northampton Square

The Story of City exhibition – ending soon

Thank you for helping us celebrate 125 years of City. As our anniversary year draws to a close we would like to remind you that Part 2 of the exhibition The Story of City: life, learning and legacy will run until the end of December, so please visit while you can. The exhibition is open…Continue Reading The Story of City exhibition – ending soon

Extended loan periods

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 6th December you won’t have to bring it back until Friday the 3rd of January. 24 hour loans Pop…Continue Reading Extended loan periods

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

From the Archives: City and Space

Colonel James Irwin (centre left) and Professor Grigory Tokaty (centre right) and at the reception for the Apollo 15 astronauts at City in 1971. Various other figures stand behind the two men.

by Stephen Penton and Conor Jackson City Archive holds a number of pieces of material relating to space and space travel. This all relates to today’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics. One of the earliest departments when the Northampton Institute was founded in 1897 was Mechanical Engineering, and soon after in 1909 City was…Continue Reading From the Archives: City and Space

Silent Study at Northampton Square

B411c silent study space

Returning students will notice that Level 6 is closed for refurbishment as part of our wider work to develop the library estate. Levels 4 and 5 are still available for silent study.  In addition to the silent spaces inside the Library, we have transformed B411c into a silent study room.  You can access this new…Continue Reading Silent Study at Northampton Square

RESOLVED: Ongoing issues with iPad loans

This issue has now been resolved and we are able to issue out iPads to current students and staff once again.   We are currently unable to issue any iPads due to problems with the software used to manage the collection. IT are working with the software supplier to resolve these as soon as possible,…Continue Reading RESOLVED: Ongoing issues with iPad loans

Autumn Specials

This autumn Library Services will host a series of drop-in sessions and workshops at the Northampton Square and Cass Libraries. These sessions form our Library Services Autumn Specials. They will be an excellent opportunity to meet the people behind these resources and learn about how to get more out of library resources. See the table…Continue Reading Autumn Specials

Bookable library spaces

Our Technobooths and Pods on Level 3 of Northampton Square Library are now available to book for quiet collaborative work.  Students can book these spaces for a maximum of two hours per day, up to two weeks in advance.  You can book these online through our new look bookings pages. Technobooths are ideal for working…Continue Reading Bookable library spaces

Book moves at Northampton Square

Books on Level 3 Northampton Square

Over the summer we installed nearly 700 metres of shelving on Level 3 and moved 1.2 km of books to spread the library stock across three levels of Northampton Square Library; the same length as Oxford Street from Oxford Circus to Marble Arch stations!  As a result you will see some empty shelves on Level…Continue Reading Book moves at Northampton Square

New Fiction Titles at Cass Learning Resource Centre

Wondering what to do this summer? Why not borrow one of the new fiction titles we have at Cass Learning Resource Centre. The fiction books at Cass LRC are a great way to relax in-between your studies, or on your work break. We have a variety of titles to suit every type of reader… If…Continue Reading New Fiction Titles at Cass Learning Resource Centre