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Successful Community Investment Fund bids announced

Having reviewed all the applications for our Community Investment Fund we are pleased to announce the successful bids. Artlexia Weekly one-hour art workshops for children with dyslexia and dyspraxia to be delivered over 8 weeks  from Monday 11th January 4-5pm.  To book contact [email protected]  ‘Act Yourself Confident’ Weekly two-hour drama class for adults suffering from depression […]

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Upper Norwood Library by Richard Calvert

Good news.

Upper Norwood Library Trust is delighted to announce that, following negotiations with Lambeth council over the last two months, we have agreed additional funding of £25,000 per annum over the next two years – an extra £50,000 in total. This is in addition to the £60,000 per annum already agreed and will be delivered in […]

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Upper Norwood Library by Richard Calvert

Temporary Pilot in the Library

We’re delighted to announce that Upper Norwood Library Trust has come to an agreement with Lambeth Council to run a temporary pilot in the library working in partnership with Eco Communities Ltd. The pilot will explore ways of supporting Upper Norwood Library’s activities in the future as well as finding ways of working more closely […]

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Upper Norwood Library by Richard Calvert

Community Innovation Fund update

The deadline has now closed on the Upper Norwood Library Trust’s Community Innovation Fund. Ten bids have been submitted in all and include some very interesting ideas for utilising the space for activities that aim to increase the footfall in the building and also income for the library. The winning applications will be announced shortly.

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Upper Norwood Library Trust response to Lambeth Council’s culture proposals.

“We want to create a library fit for the 21st century and while we completely understand that local councils are struggling under extremely difficult financial cuts, we are continuing to negotiate the best outcome for Upper Norwood Library,” says Laura Wright, Chair of Upper Norwood Library Trust.” UNLT has set out its position. It is committed to […]

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Upper Norwood Library by Richard Calvert

Latest Upper Norwood Library News

News from The Upper Norwood Library Trust We’re delighted to announce that Upper Norwood Library Trust has come to an agreement with Lambeth Council to run a temporary pilot in the library working in partnership with Eco Communities Ltd. The pilot will explore ways of supporting Upper Norwood Library’s activities in the future as well […]

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Upper Norwood Library by Richard Calvert

Recent Library News & Media Articles

There have been many articles and local news papers covering the updates of  the Upper Norwood Library and these are just a few dating back to 2010. August 07 2014 http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/11395074.CROYDON_CHAMPIONS__Library_lifeguards_earn_nomination/ June 07 2014 http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/Labour-set-increase-cash-help-library/story-21199176-detail/story.html May 14 2014 http://www.eastlondonlines.co.uk/2014/05/cross-borough-debate-what-needs-did-the-candidates-address/ May 09 2014 http://www.crystalpalacegreens.org.uk/2014/05/a-future-for-upper-norwood-library/ April 28 2014 http://www.croydonguardian.co.uk/news/11176169.display/ April 24 2014 http://insidecroydon.com/2014/04/24/cry-god-for-harry-england-and-the-upper-norwood-library/ Jan 29 2014 http://www.newsfromcrystalpalace.co.uk/digital-outreach-learning-project-planned-library-15000-grant-awarded/ […]

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Upper Norwood Library by Richard Calvert

Upper Norwood Celebrates 235 Crystal Palace Kids Involvement In National Reading Challenge

Staff at the Upper Norwood Joint Library celebrated a fantastic achievement of helping 140 Crystal Palace children complete a six book reading challenge over the summer. This year’s Mythical Maze themed Summer Reading Challenge was the latest, annual event, organised nationally, by the Reading Agency. Children aged between 4 and 12 years old, who sign […]

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