Tag: Relax

Take a break

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Working hard to achieve academic and professional excellence can be tough at the best of times, but throw in a global pandemic too and, well, it’s safe to say most of us are feeling more challenged than ever before. That’s why we want to encourage you to #TakeABreak and think about the importance of self-care…Continue Reading Take a break

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

Return of 24/7 opening

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The Northampton Square and Cass libraries will open for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during City’s main exam and assessment period. Cass Learning Resource Centre: Monday 25th March – Friday 3rd May Northampton Square Library: Tuesday 23rd April – Friday 31st May Bookable study spaces will be available at both sites to…Continue Reading Return of 24/7 opening

Food, fitness, fiction and fun: four top tips for surviving the exam period

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We’re always impressed with the dedication displayed by City students, especially during the exam period when our libraries are full of focused individuals from morning until midnight. But we’re also keen to make sure you’re all taking of yourself, and of each other, during what can be a stressful time for many: having regular study…Continue Reading Food, fitness, fiction and fun: four top tips for surviving the exam period

Take a break

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It’s that time of the year again when exam revision and coursework deadlines leap to the top of your to-do list. It’s also that time of year when Library Services launches our #TakeABreak campaign. #TakeABreak is about highlighting how taking proper care of yourself can help you achieve better results. That might mean making sure you…Continue Reading Take a break

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

Take a break

You’re busy revising for your exams. You’re spending a lot of time in the library. And, now that we’re open 24/7 until Friday June 8th you’re able to spend even more time here if you want to. You’re working hard. You’re committed. You’re going to succeed. But it’s important to remember that your health and…Continue Reading Take a break

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

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