The Oak National Academy has launched the Virtual School Library in partnership with the National Literacy Trust [see our Learning Opportunities page] which will offer free books and audiobooks to pupils as they learn from home. Author of the week this week is Dominique Valente, step into the magical world of the first of the Starfell series: Willow Moss and the Lost Day for free! Also download fun activities at: https://library.thenational.academy/
We are delighted that our Coronavirus Recovery Gardens project has received a grant of £5,550 from the People’s Postcode Lottery Postcode Neighbourhood Trust. This project incorporates improvements to the Library’s outside spaces which are: the Courtyard garden, the Market Square garden and the area around our car park.
Have you heard of Arabella’s book? We really appreciate that Arabella cares so much about the library because we do too! We do hope that Arabella’s book will help generate awareness and support to keep libraries open all over the country.
If you are interested in joining this class, you can also enrol directly by clicking on the following link: https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2020/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C2344697
Unfortunately due to current restrictions the February edition of The Bugle will not be delivered to every house in Long Buckby. Please follow this link to read online: https://buckbydirectory.co.uk/the-bugle/
Here is an interesting article by novelist and playwright, Barney Norris, called “Will Covid spell the end to city life?” featuring our very own Long Buckby:
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