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World Book Night 2011-2018

Did you know that World Book Night has been running since 2011? If this year’s title doesn’t take your fancy, why not check out a book from last year’s celebration or beyond? The staff at World Book Night work alongside publishers to select titles that appeal to people who don’t usually read. Each list is comprised… Continue reading World Book Night 2011-2018

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Maker’s Month 2018

Maker’s Month is a celebration of Britain’s talented crafters. Free courses are available in stonemasonry, stained glass, embroidery, weaving, knitting, clay modelling, upcycling, paper crafts, drawing, dyeing, quilting, crochet, watercolour painting, screen printing, bookbinding, sugarcraft, calligraphy, lino cutting, pottery, needle felting, and alpaca spinning! If you don’t feel like taking part, you can still enjoy… Continue reading Maker’s Month 2018

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National Geographic

As part of my Reading Ahead Challenge this year, I decided to try and read far-ranging stories about fantastical worlds or just places I’d never been – but for my fifth read I also decided to take advantage of the fact that we have some amazing journals in the Information Store and at Norfolk House.… Continue reading National Geographic