Mardi Gras 2017

On Wednesday 22nd February His Worship the Mayor Councillor John Skinner JP together with the Mayoress Mrs Gill Skinner joined in with our Mardi Gras themed craft session. Thank you to everyone who came we had a great time!

To see more pictures from the event click here.



Mardi Gras Workshop

All tickets have now gone for this event. 

Free children's event here at the library during half term!




LGBT History Month

The Henry Bloom Noble Library has introduced an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) collection.

Developed in collaboration with the Manx Rainbow Association, the collection consists of fiction and non-fiction titles for adults and young people by classic and contemporary authors including E.M Forster, Radclyffe Hall, David Levithan, Ali Smith, Colm Tobin, Jacqueline Wilson, Jeanette Winterson and Virginia Wolfe.


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Harry Potter Book Night 2017

We had a great time celebrating Harry Potter Book Night on Thursday 2nd February 2017.

We started with the sorting hat ceremony then in teams we played a memory charm game, we had a treasure hunt, we matched professors, had a quiz and then some owl post was delivered!

Team Hufflepuff were the winners but we hope everyone had a magical time! To view more photos click here.

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Macmillan Launch

A new cancer information stand has been unveiled at the Henry Bloom Noble Library in Duke Street, Douglas, established through joint working between the Noble’s Hospital Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service and Douglas Borough Council. Both organisations are keen to extend the reach of cancer information in community facilities.

A range of literature is freely available from the information stand with leaflets and booklets to take away on topics such as: financial support, the emotional aspects of cancer, hair loss, and also wider issues relating to health and wellbeing of those affected by cancer.


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