Tag: School of Policy & Global Affairs

Colour me calm 2

Adult colouring books have been some of the bestsellers in recent years… Is it anything to do with ever-growing levels of stress? At City Library we’re joining in the craze again by bringing out some new colouring pages (and an old favourite) for you to escape into… Colour the London Cityscape or Colour the George Daniels Clock As Nick Scott…Continue Reading Colour me calm 2

Bookable Silent Study Spaces return for 24/7 Opening

As part of our exam season offering, Bookable Silent Study Spaces will return to Northampton Square Library. To help you plan and organise your exam preparation, Library Services are offering Bookable Silent Study Spaces on weekdays from 24th April – 2nd June.  Sessions of two or three hours are available from 9am to 9pm. You can book one session a day, with…Continue Reading Bookable Silent Study Spaces return for 24/7 Opening

Your Voice, Our Action – Exams special

Thank you for your feedback. We enjoyed getting out from behind the Library Service Desk to talk to you and we loved collecting your comments from the walls over the 2 week period. We especially liked the fact that 97% of comments about library staff were extra lovely! We’ve looked at every single comment. While a few of your suggestions…Continue Reading Your Voice, Our Action – Exams special

24/7 Opening at the Northampton Square Library

From Monday 24th of April until midnight on Friday 2nd June the Northampton Square Library will be open 24/7 for you to study around-the-clock.  Library staff will be on hand during normal working hours before handing over to our Security colleagues who will keep an eye on things until morning: but don’t worry, if you suddenly think…Continue Reading 24/7 Opening at the Northampton Square Library

Easter Opening Hours

Library opening hours will vary due to the Easter vacation. Detailed opening times and directions to each library can be found on the City Library website. Northampton Square Library  Date Opening Hours Staffed Hours Friday 14th April 10:00 – 10:00 Self-service/Reference only Saturday 15th April 10:00 – 10:00 12:00-18:00 Sunday 16th April 10:00 – 10:00 12:00-18:00 Monday 17th April 10:00 – 10:00…Continue Reading Easter Opening Hours

Library Staff Love #15: Helping you help yourselves

Right at the top of our agenda is trying to make using the Library as straightforward as possible for our users and one of the key weapons in our arsenal is self-service. Whether it’s using our self-check machines to borrow items, or now collecting your requested items without needing to come to the Service Desk,…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #15: Helping you help yourselves

Meet the team: Copyright and Digitisation Team

The Copyright and Digitisation team is responsible for promoting copyright compliance at City, and for managing the Digitisation service, through which lecturers can make scans available to students of key chapters or extracts from books, or articles from journal issues, via Reading Lists. The team is made up of Stephen Penton (Copyright Librarian), Mark Pester and…Continue Reading Meet the team: Copyright and Digitisation Team

Your Top 10 Films of All Time..!

With the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday the end credits will roll on another year of tearful acceptance speeches, surprising snubs and red-carpet wardrobe disasters. To mark the occasion we’ve crunched the numbers on our DVD collection to discover your most popular movies based on usage. Here are your all-time top ten. The results might…Continue Reading Your Top 10 Films of All Time..!

New Books – Feb 2017

Use the carousel below to browse a selection of the new titles added to Library collections in the last month. 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 Books Scheme.  …Continue Reading New Books – Feb 2017

The Curious Case of Library Staff Love #14

Rather excitingly, and in typical crime fiction fashion, this month we received an anonymous tip-off. It seems that there’s something worth investigating on Level 5 of the Northampton Square Library and, luckily for us, our unnamed online-form-filler left some vital clues to help us take a closer look: Clue 1: “It’s got loads of great…Continue Reading The Curious Case of Library Staff Love #14