Christmas Competition winners announced!

We are pleased to announce the winners of a number of various Christmas themed competitions that have been taking place in the Library over the last few weeks. Hamper Winners: Congratulations to Sharon Skinner, the winner of our Booth Lane hamper. Well done to Helen Souster who was our winner at Lower Mounts. Finally Mark […]

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December 15, 2019

Library Tea Party raises hundreds for Bee Project

We are pleased to announce that the Library raised over £200 at the recent Big Library Tea Party at Daventry! A fantastic morning was had by all at the event which offered delicious homemade cakes alongside stalls selling crafts, gifts, Christmas cards and hand massages in addition to lucky dips and the huge Library Christmas […]

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December 9, 2019

Christmas Hampers and Festive Fun in the Library

Come and take part in some of our great festive activities in the Libraries! Christmas Hampers Win a huge Christmas hamper in our raffle. Tickets are 30p each or a strip of 5 is £1. These will be on display at Booth Lane, Lower Mounts and Daventry until Wednesday 11th December when the draw will […]

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November 25, 2019

Library Literary Competition Open for Poems and Short Stories (NOW CLOSED)

The Library has launched its literary competition for 2019, open to both staff and students. To enter, write a poem or short story based on a Winter Wonderland. Poems and stories should be no longer than 1,500 words. Please hand your completed poem/story in to the Library by Friday 29th November, along with an entry […]

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November 1, 2019

Generous Donations of Books to the Library

The Library has been gifted a large number of books from David Pierpoint, husband of the late artist Margaret Pierpoint. The books cover a wide range of topics within art and Library staff are busy cataloguing this large collection which will be available to borrow very soon! Thank you so much to David for this […]

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November 1, 2019

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