Category Archives: Upper Norwood Library Trust

Drawing from Darkness, Upper Norwood Library, Nov 28

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Tea and Tech: Improving health, Upper Norwood Library, Mar 6

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Save yourself money, Tea and Tech, Upper Norwood, Jan 24

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Tea and Tech, Upper Norwood Library, Nov 29

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Crystal Palace Affordable Art Fayre, Westow Hill, Nov 29-Dec 1

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West End at The Library, Upper Norwood, Nov 17

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Tea and Tech learning session at Upper Norwood Library, Aug 2

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Shhh! Four libraries could be flogged off. Don’t tell anyone

Our bookish gyms correspondent, GENE BRODIE, on how the Labour-run council is clearing the way for more non-unionised volunteer-run libraries than the Town Hall’s Tories ever managed Croydon Council has been accused of secrecy again, this time after stopping most … Continue reading

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History of Pantomime talk, Norwood Society, Dec 20

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Traders wanted for Upper Norwood Library’s Winterfest

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First Aid for Babies and Toddlers, Upper Norwood, Nov 10

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Creative writing workshop, Upper Norwood Library, from Jul 30

In this short writing course, you will be introduced to the art of storytelling and the versatility of language. Starting with some easy and fun writing exercises to learn how to write characters, dialogue, settings and moods, participants will work … Continue reading

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The Clutter Monster with Sally Walford, Upper Norwood, Jul 27

The Clutter Monster lives in the land of Mess, a monster who loves nothing more than very messy children and very messy playrooms. This story for children tells the tale of one dark night when two messy children are spotted … Continue reading

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Lipstick libraries micro-blogging, Upper Norwood, Jul 26

Join writer, journalist and blogger, Alice Purkiss, at this fun and informative blogging event at Upper Norwood Library, exploring the way social media can be used as a blogging platform, discovering cool people to follow on social media and talking … Continue reading

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Create your own podcast, Upper Norwood Library, Jul 25

Work as a team to create an exciting and original podcast under the direction of a professional voiceover artist. Recording equipment provided. For 13- to 16-year-olds at Upper Norwood Library. The course is free, though donations are welcome. The course … Continue reading

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Have a proper Beano at Upper Norwood Library this summer

At Upper Norwood Library, there is a wide range of often Beano-themed activities being staged over the summer, beginning from July 14 and running until September 15, as part of the Summer Reading Challenge. All activities are free for all … Continue reading

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Upper Norwood Library ‘hub’ applies for a booze licence

Cut-backs in council budgets have already seen Lambeth close two and turn one of its precious public libraries into a “bookish gym” (© Inside Croydon). Now, in an effort to “sweat its assets”, a library hitherto jointly run by Lambeth … Continue reading

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Upper Norwood Library re-opens with funding unannounced

GENE BRODIE, our libraries correspondent, reports on the delayed re-opening of the Uppper Norwood Library, as doubts remain on the 116-year-old community asset’s funding arrangements from Lambeth and Croydon councils Upper Norwood Library – or the “Hub on the Hill” … Continue reading

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Delay over Upper Norwood Library transfer raises worries

The future of a library which has served thousands of Croydon residents for more than a century has been thrown into renewed uncertainty, with doubts over the funding for Upper Norwood Library after next year, and with the proposed transfer … Continue reading

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Free courses on offer at Upper Norwood Library

Upper Norwood Library is to stage a number of courses and talks through March and April. All are free to attend, though you may need to book your place. Project Development and Planning March 21, 10.30am to 1.30pm Facilitator: Elaine … Continue reading

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Upper Norwood libraries campaigner Robert Gibson was expelled by Labour Party just days before going missing

The purge of members by the right wing of the Labour Party across south London may have had a human cost, after it was revealed that Robert Gibson, the Upper Norwood library campaigner, received a letter notifying him that he … Continue reading

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#FindRobbie: Family makes Christmas appeal to come home

It is now  six months since Robert Gibson, the library campaigner and community activist in Upper Norwood, went missing from his home. Apart from a sighting on the Isle of Wight in June, there has been no other reports of … Continue reading

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Upper Norwood Library’s Let It Snow Ball, Dec 11

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Musical Bumps classes, Upper Norwood Library, Dec 10/17

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Upper Norwood Library family activity session, Nov 27

Upper Norwood Library hosts the Incredible Edible Gipsy Hill’s Winter Session Free Family activity session this Sunday November 27 The Upper Norwood Library is delighted to welcome Incredible Edible Gipsy Hill back for a second time this coming Sunday, November … Continue reading

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