Short Story Competition

The Library has launched its annual Short Story competition for 2019, open to both staff and students. To enter, write a story no longer than 1,500 words using the following line as your starting sentence or inspiration for your work: “You will never guess what happened to me yesterday…” Please hand your completed story in […]

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January 31, 2019

Library Christmas Card Competition

If you’re feeling both festive and artistic why not have a try at our Christmas Card decorating competition. We are running this at our Booth Lane and Daventry campus libraries. Just pop in and collect a ready made blank card for you to work your Christmas magic on ūüôā    

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November 29, 2018

Library Christmas Raffle

The library is having a festive raffle on the run up to Christmas. There is a beautiful hamper plus other prizes waiting to be won at each of our three campuses so please drop in and buy a ticket. All money raised will be going to local charities. The wonderful selection of prizes waiting to […]

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November 29, 2018

Generous Donation Of Books To The Library

The library was recently gifted a large number of books from the family of¬†Dr Donald Sykes, a former Principal of Mansfield College at Oxford University. The books cover a wide range of topics within Art and Architecture and will be a fantastic resource for many of our students. Library staff are busy cataloging this large […]

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November 22, 2018

Poetry Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our ‘Autumn’ poetry¬†competition. The quality of entries¬†was outstanding and it was a difficult choice¬†to narrow them down. Well done everyone! 1st¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Jack Campling (LM) – ‘He’ 2nd¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Robert Holland (Dav) – ‘Autumn Nightmare’ Joint 3rd¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Kyia Drummond (Dav) – ‘Autumn’ Joint 3rd¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Jamie Harris (Dav) – Untitled Staff winner: Charles […]

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November 19, 2018

Skills For Care – Health And Social Care

Skills for care is a great online resource for Health And Social Care Students. There are lots of downloadable resources covering all of the important aspects of H&SC. Click on the image to visit the site. “Skills for Care helps create a well-led, skilled and valued adult social care workforce. We‚Äôre a trusted independent charity […]

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November 6, 2018

Care Quality Commission – Health & Social Care

This is a great resource for Health & Social Care students with plenty of details information about the regulation of H&SC. Click on the image to visit the site. “We’re the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England.¬†We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality […]

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November 6, 2018

Illustration Competition

The library has launched its exciting Illustration Competition and this year there are three cool book themes: Children’s Classics Comic Books/Anime General Fiction You can submit your work in a wide range of styles and techniques, we can’t wait to see what you can do! Don’t forget there are prizes too ūüôā

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November 6, 2018