Medusa heads to the library

Another week into this year's Summer Reading Challenge - the Mythical Maze - and assistant librarian Shirley Moore is still coming up with some great ideas for activity sessions.


Claire Naylor, Lily-Rose Gawne and Siddharth Shalkthival Matha Pandiah, all aged eight and Hanol Yang, six

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HBN Library remembers WWI

The Henry Bloom Noble Library is paying tribute to all the men who went to war 100 years ago.  

WW1 Display1

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2014 Summer Reading Challenge launched

The Henry Bloom Noble Library has launched this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, The Mythical Maze. Sponsored by Scottish Widows for the seventh year in succession the challenge is an initiative of independent charity The Reading Agency and supported by the library. It aims to open up the world of books to children, encourage creativity and widen their reading range by challenging them to read six library books during the summer holidays.


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A-maze-ing happenings at the library

As this year's Summer Reading Challenge, Mythical Maze, unfolds at the Henry Bloom Noble Library children enjoyed a Minotaur Maze creative activity session led by ever-imaginative senior library assistant Shirley Moore.


The library's Shirley Moore with Eva Bradley and Tali Lamin

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St Thomas's School 'books' a place on the promenade

As part of its support for Island of Culture the Henry Bloom Noble Library, in partnership with the Council’s parks section, invited children from St Thomas’s School to create designs of their favourite book characters that could be made into floral displays for the play area on Douglas promenade.


'Peppa' and 'SpongeBob' completed

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