Tag: Lambeth Libraries

Holocaust Memorial Day in Lambeth

Writer Anna Blasiak will discuss the life and times of Holocaust survivor Lili Stern-Pohlmann in an online event on Monday (25 January) at 7pm...

Libraries open for gift donations as council plays Santa for Covid-hit...

All Lambeth libraries are open until 19 December for donations of toys and books for local children who might otherwise not get a Christmas...

Libraries to reopen – by appointment

Brixton and other Lambeth libraries will partially re-open from Monday 20 July. They will be open from 11am to 4pm from Monday to Saturday. Visits...

Lambeth libraries look at how to ease lockdown

Lambeth libraries are continuing their brilliant work in providing online resources for learning and relaxing in the borough, including an amazing range of activities...

Lambeth libraries just keep on giving

Lambeth library staff continue to do a great job keeping us entertained and educated in the online world during the lockdown. For a full...

Library reading groups go online

Every month Lambeth libraries have been hosting reading groups, bringing people together in their local library to discuss a particular book. As this is...

Films from your libraries

Lambeth libraries’ on-demand film-streaming service, Kanopy, has thousands of independent films and documentaries available free. There are also hundreds of education videos from The Great Courses. You can...

Our wonderful local libraries online

Lambeth libraries have a wealth of online material including ebooks and films “to delight, entertain and educate” and will be adding to it in...

Brixton man launches books campaign to combat dwarfism stereotypes

Brixton resident Eugene Grant today (20 March) launches a campaign urging public and school libraries to help combat stereotypes of dwarfism. He is vice-chair of...

Two months on – thoughts of a Carnegie local

As Lambeth council mounts a brief exhibition about the future of its Carnegie library, Megan Roberts, whose earlier posts on the Blog about Lambeth...

Advice centre and Fun Palace work honoured

Fred Taggart, honorary secretary of the Brixton Advice Centre on Railton Road for 25 years, was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list...

Brixton bust of library benefactor listed

A Brixton landmark, the bust of Sir Henry Tate outside Brixton Tate Library, has been given Grade II listing by Historic England in recognition...

June ‘Reclaim Lambeth’ event planned as activists unite

Activists and community members met in Brixton at the weekend to launch Reclaim Lambeth – an initiative to unite single-issue campaign groups in the...

Call for Lambeth’s young voices

As part of this year’s Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival, Sixteenfeet Productions in partnership with Lambeth Libraries will present an evening of new work...

Vigils will mark library closures

Supporters will this week mark the closure of two Lambeth libraries – and their determination to maintain the opposition to it –  with children's...

Mark Rylance supports Save Our Libraries campaign

Mark Rylance has lent his support to the campaign to save Lambeth’s libraries from the council's controversial plans to close some and allow others to...

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