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Sarum College Library: 25 March Update

Update on Sarum College library services as of 25 March 2020 Read more

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Update on library services

18 March 2020 Message from Jayne Downey, Sarum College Director of Learning Resources. The library is open as usual and we aim to keep it open as long as possible.  At the moment, you are welcome to come and study … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog:

We are surprised to realise that it’s just over a year since we started. How quickly the time has passed! I recall my earlier fascination with A Survey of Mr. Hobbes his Leviathan, and my romantic notions of possible 17 century fake ostrich skin … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog:

A series of small, incredibly neat, bore-holes meander into the text block from its lower front edge. This is my first encounter with a bookworm. On closer inspection, and to my relief, I find no evidence of an actual worm … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog:

Our emersion in the old has been replaced by more hasty acquaintances with a medley of newer, recent and even alternative ‘books’. Our first reaction, that we would be able to get through them a lot quicker, was only partly … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog:

The library is very attractive at this time of year. Sun streams in through the windows and the greenery of the large pot-plants is vibrant and vigorous.I peer at the illustrations in the old books we unload from our trolley … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog:

Summer holidays mean the rest of the team are taking breaks. My ‘ordinary’ life is temporarily on hold and I’m glad to have this regular tryst with some very dusty old books to add some stability to my days. We … Read more

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Is it possible to be just a little bit dumbstruck? I stared at a large leather bound volume. The leather was brittle and flaking, the front and back boards of compressed paper, were delaminating at all corners. The back board … Read more

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Christmas Opening Hours

Please note, the library will be closed over the Christmas break from 5pm on 21st December 2018 to 9am on 2nd January 2019. Wishing you a joyful Christmas and a peaceful New Year. The Library Team Read more

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Libraries Week at Sarum College

It’s Libraries Week this week and this year’s theme is Wellbeing. To celebrate the range of books in Sarum College library, we’re highlighting titles about mindfulness and spiritual wellbeing. Read more

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