Tag: Lambeth Libraries

Libraries to reopen – by appointment

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Brixton and other Lambeth libraries will partially re-open from Monday 20 July. They will...

Lambeth libraries look at how to ease lockdown

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

GLL chief replies to union accusations

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Mark Sesnan, managing director of GLL, the organisation that runs Lambeth council’s leisure services and is set to turn three of its libraries into...

Campaigning for Carnegie Library on National Libraries Day

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Hundreds of local residents descended upon the much-loved Carnegie Library in Herne Hill on Saturday 6th February for National Libraries Day to show their...

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