Libraries Week Special: University Libraries

Libraries Week Special: University Libraries

Nottingham Libraries – The Early Years to the Universities. Rumour has it that Britain’s first Sunday school opened in Nottingham in 1751 so it’s not too much of a surprise to discover that our first library could have been the Adult Sunday-school Library which...
Libraries Week Special: Bromley House

Libraries Week Special: Bromley House

Bromley House was built in 1752, for Sir George Smith, a member of the famous Smith family behind the country’s first private bank (now a NatWest in the Market Square, sandwiched between Burger King and a Wetherspoons). Smith named the building Bromley House after his...
Libraries Week Special: Inspire

Libraries Week Special: Inspire

Inspire yersen at Nottinghamshire Libraries! Our county libraries are now run by Inspire, a new cultural organisation launched by Nottinghamshire County Council. Inspire is a Community Benefit Society, dedicated to inspiring people to grow, learn and achieve....