Libraries – we love ’em!

we even love fictional libraries
we even love fictional libraries

Library love

My cousin shared this on Instagram and I love it! In fact I’ve some books to return to the library this week!

The Library Chair

My mum pointed out to me a new feature in here little reading nook – a library chair. So called because it serves two vital functions…

Little Free Library in Leeds Dock

This evening, while out walking through Leeds Dock, I came across this very sweet little free library! I got so giddy to see ‘Take a Book,…

Day to Night Reading Challenge with @HudLib

University of Huddersfield is running a really interesting reading challenge over on it’s twitter (@HudLib) and instagram (@HudLib) The challenge is to see how many books…

EVENT – Leeds Libraries Quiz Takeover

Leeds Libraries Quiz Takeover   Venue: White Swan Leeds, Swan Street, Leeds Date:  Thursday 19th of February 2015 Time:  7:00pm SUPER FANTASTIC QUIZ: from 8:00pm! Leeds Libraries will be taking over…

101 Poems about Childhood

As well as recently becoming an aunt; many of my friends have brought splendid little people into the world. Naturally, my first impulse has been to…

In Praise of – Children Reading

A Lament There have been many times that I have been embarrassed to be caught with a book. Like when I’ve wandered away at a party…

Happy Library Day

Poetry Challenge 2013 Here at Leeds Book Club, we’re always looking for new poems and poets…well I say we…me mostly.  This year, we’ve invited our friends…

EBacc-wards

This is my personal opinion-not that of LeedsBookClub. Sometimes you just need to get a rant off your chest! In a world where a one in…

Happy International Literacy Day

Happy International Literacy Day Since 1965, the 8th of September has been celebrated to promote literacy internationally.    The theme for 2012 is Cultivating Peace.  …

Twilight- a gateway book

This blog is going to read heavily of my blowing my own trumpet, but it’s feeling like a pretty big bloody trumpet so I wanted to…

Is Literacy a Necessity?

Today is World Book Day. Children up and down the land are dressing up as their favourite characters; the second thing down on Google is ‘World…

Library Poem – A Protest By Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson, Waterstones Children’s Laureate, has written a dedicated poem to celebrate National Libraries Day. Library Poem Everyone is welcome to walk through the door. It…

National Libraries Day 2012!

As you might know, we at LeedsBookClub love our libraries. We passionately believe that these are an essential national resource that MUST be preserved for the…

Errrrrr Libraries Much?

I am fuming. Wikipedia is down. This is because they believe in freedom of information which apparently this new law in the US, which I don’t…

Cuts are bad, Mkay

Full disclosure; I’m middle class. Horribly middle class. And I vote. And I’m young (ish) and I have a regular, if petite, income. If I’d only…

The Chester Beatty Library

In the heart of Dublin, situated in the gardens of Dublin Castle, a treat for all book lovers awaits.  A library, rare book collection, museum and…

British Library goes Google!

Google (specifically Google Books) has been joining forces with libraries around the world to digitise documents from the past, then making them available to the internet trawling public free…

#savelibraries

Want to save libraries but live online? Never fear! You too can be part of Save Libraries Day, tomorrow on the 5th of February. Despite what…

Borrowed Books

Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other people have lent me. -…

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