Halloween Fun in the Library

There will be some strange goings on across the Libraries in the coming weeks with our Scary Mask Competition, where you have the chance to design something seriously spooky! Also, why not try your hand at our Library Ghost Hunt, where there will be a freaky treat for everyone that participates! And if you are […]

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October 15, 2019

Library Gets Gold Gong Again!

Northampton College Libraries are proud to announce they have won yet another award! They have been presented with the Reading Agency Gold Award for the EIGHTH year running! This award is for organisations that have engaged a significant amount of readers in the national Reading Ahead scheme. The Library finished 9th overall and 4th in […]

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October 9, 2019

Rediscover Reading with Northamptonshire Libraries Challenge

From Northamptonshire Libraries: Are you in a reading rut? Does your ‘to be read’ pile need some more titles adding to it? Are you a lapsed reader and just can’t find the time? Or maybe you just love books and love reading. No matter your reading predicament, Northamptonshire Libraries has a great challenge to get […]

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October 7, 2019

New Fiction in the Library!

The Library has added a number of new books to its fiction section across the Libraries which are perfect for reading alongside our Reading Ahead challenge! These includes books such as The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman which is an expansion of his His Dark Materials trilogy. We also have Devoted, an empowering young adult […]

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October 3, 2019

Library schemes are back!

The Library is pleased to announce that its flagship schemes have returned for another year across the three Libraries. Here is what is on offer: Word Detective: a 20-week literacy scheme designed to improve vocabulary, use of a                       dictionary and practice writing skills. Each week we give you three new words to investigate! Write down […]

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September 30, 2019

Library wins Best Practice Award For DigiCap Scheme

Northampton College Libraries are delighted to announce they have been awarded the ColRiC Best Practice Award in the digital literacy category for their DigiCap scheme. The scheme itself only began three years ago but has proved so popular with both students and staff before being shortlisted for this prestigious award. CoLRiC commented that DigiCap is […]

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June 25, 2019

Library Awards Ceremonies 2019

The Library held its annual awards ceremonies at Booth Lane and Daventry this week. The ceremonies, now in their eighth year, highlights achievements by students and staff in Library schemes and competitions as well as showcases what the Library has to offer. Students that have participated and completed Reading Ahead, Word Detective, Maths Magician, DigiCap, […]

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May 21, 2019

Photography Competition Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s photography competition. Congratulations to all winners and everyone that took part. We had so many high quality and diverse entries that our judges had to create individual categories so they could judge it fairly! Please visit the Library to view the full sized photographs

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April 30, 2019

Author Provides Inspiration for Creative Writing Workshop

‘The door creaked loudly as Kiera inched it open. She froze. “What the…?” She mouthed, heart pounding. A waft of damp musty air made her nose itch as she listened hard for any sign that she had been heard. Nothing. Giving a silent sigh of relief she slid through the partially open door and into […]

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April 25, 2019