Poetry Competition 2018 – Autumn (Now Closed)

***Now Closed*** Do you love Autumn? Why not put your thoughts about Autumn down in a poem and enter the library Poetry Competition 2018. To enter just write a poem on the theme of Autumn. The competition is open to both staff and students. The deadline for your entry is Friday 2nd November. Entry forms […]

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October 1, 2018

Another Award For Northampton College Libraries.


The Library is delighted to have won the CoLRic Best Practice Award for its Maths Magician numeracy support scheme! The Best Practice Awards are national awards that are designed to highlight excellence in Library initiatives that really make a difference. CoLRiC commented that the scheme ‘demonstrates excellent practice in engaging students in numeracy skills’. Entries […]

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July 6, 2018

Library Awards Video

Thank you to everyone who came along to make this year’s Library Awards the biggest and best yet! A special thank you to all of our wonderful students who completed our library activities and Reading Ahead. Check out the video of this year’s highlights.

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June 19, 2018

Exam & Revision Cue Cards

The Learning Facilitators have been busy creating more great resources to aid students with their exam and revision preparation. Each card in the set has a great tip on the front and a related activity for you to do on the back. The information comes from two books that we have in the library that […]

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May 15, 2018

Photography Competition Winners

Well done to all those who took part in our photography competition, we had some amazing entries! 1st Portrait – Dorica Singini with ‘Untitled’ (BL) 2nd Portrait – Emma Raffell with ‘Misty Reflections’ (DAV) 3rd Portrait – Jamie French with ‘Virus’ (BL) 1st Architecture – Emily Grimes with ‘Weave Wonder to the World’ (BL) 2nd Architecture – […]

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April 19, 2018

Short Story Competition Winners

Congratulations to everyone who entered our Short Story competition, the entries were wonderful and we had a tough time choosing the winners, who were: Joint 1st – Richard Cotton (LM) Joint 1st – Kieran King (BL) ‘ an outstansding short story, highly imaginative’. 2nd – Lucy-Ann Hunt (BL)  ‘An excellent short story, well structured and fluently written’. […]

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March 28, 2018

New eResource – Health & Social Care

Health and social care training: Health and social care training is a new resource created by Jisc offering high quality videos, guides, infographics and interactive learning materials that cover all mandatory NVQ level 2 and 3 health and social care units, plus select optional units in the learning difficulties and dementia pathways. Links to the […]

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February 22, 2018

Safer Internet Day – February 6th

Tuesday 6th February is Safer Internet Day! This year’s theme is “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you.” How can you get involved? Pop into the library and write a ‘pledge’ on a jigsaw piece – how will YOU make the internet a better place? Engage with the campaign online: Facebook: […]

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February 1, 2018

Creative Writing Workshop

Interested in creative writing? The library at our Daventry campus is hosting an amazing Creative Writing event in celebration of @worldbooknight. Celebrated author Mark Robson @mrobsonauthor will be there to share his skills and give his insight to the creative process 🙂  

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January 25, 2018