Archive by category Libraries

Nottingham City joins forces with Dolly Parton to promote free books to children

Nottingham City joins forces with Dolly Parton to promote free books to children

Country music superstar Dolly Parton has said ‘Ay up mi duck’ to Nottingham people, and asked them to support a scheme to give free books to children from birth until their fifth birthday. In a special video message to Nottingham, Dolly had a go at the city’s famous style of welcome – before urging everyone […]

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Do you know someone who has never used the internet before?

Do you know someone who has never used the internet before?

Nottingham City Libraries and Information Service and partners Digital Unite will be running a series of fun and informative activities aimed at to supporting people to gain confidence and develop their digital skills. The week long programme called Spring Online Week, takes place in libraries across Nottingham City from 20 to 26 April 2015. It […]

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Go online for first time to research Nottingham family histories

Go online for first time to research Nottingham family histories

Nottingham residents or anyone with family connections to Nottingham will, from 28 February 2015, be able to go online to access burial and cremation records held by Nottingham City Council. Nottingham City Council, in partnership with Deceased Online has spent the last twelve months scanning and creating digital versions of burial and cremation records going […]

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Book a date with Nottingham City Libraries for National Libraries Day

Book a date with Nottingham City Libraries for National Libraries Day

Nottingham City Council is gearing up to launch a week-long series of special activities celebrating what libraries can offer to all age groups and interests. Timed to coincide with National Libraries Day on 7 February, libraries across Nottingham are also asking residents and visitors to tell them what they love about their local library. Libraries […]

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