Monthly Archives: March 2012

Build yourself some bookshelves…..

just don’t use our library books please 🙂 image sourced from (pinterest)

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Amazing Book Sculpture

Brian Dettmer is an American artist who is best known for the detailed and innovative sculpture he makes from books or antiquated media. He can transform encyclopedia into a masterpiece……. Here are a few examples of his beautifully intricate work And you … Continue reading

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Book of the Week: 26 March – 1 April 2012

 Sweet Confections by Nina Wanat Celebrate the art of making treats at home, right in your own kitchen where you can share these goodies with the one you love  

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The Hunger Games

So the movie was released this week, anyone been to see it yet? Is it as good as the book? If you want to read the book, then get in quick and reserve it here. And if for some reason … Continue reading

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Book of the Week: 19 March – 25 March 2012

 Sins of the father by Jeffery Archer In the second installment (after Only Time Will Tell) of Archer’s five-volume saga, Harry Clifton, a Bristol dockworker’s son, and Giles Barrington, the assumed heir to the Barrington estate, seek to enlist in … Continue reading

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Zephyr – Use it in a Sentence

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Want a cow for you next bookshelf?

Fancy a cow to park your books on? Then this bookshelf is for you  

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The Austrian National Library

 This magnificent space is part of the Austrian National Library, located in the imperial Hofburg Palace in Vienna. Formerly known as the Imperial Library (Hof-Bibliothek), the State Hall (“Prunksaal”) is the central architectural piece of the library and features a soaring, … Continue reading

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Great little gem, found in library treasure

“You are the understudies of the leaders of today. The best leaders are those with imagination, vision and practical knowledge. We are anxious to interest and help you”. The above little gem was sourced from a book you can find at the library … Continue reading

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Long List Announced for the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction

What is the Orange Prize? Launched in 1996, the Orange Prize celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing throughout the world. The winner receives a cheque for £30,000 and a limited edition bronze known as a ‘Bessie’, created by … Continue reading

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