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Libraries Week takes place between the 8–13 October to celebrate the nation’s much-loved libraries.
This year, with a focus on wellbeing, libraries across the country will showcase how they bring communities together, combat loneliness, provide a space for reading and creativity and support people with their mental health.
This collection provides access to thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, offering unique insights into the changing nature of everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
An online encyclopaedia of British film and television featuring hundreds of hours of film and television clips, supplemented by rich and authoritative contextual material by expert writers, thousands of stills, posters and press books and an education zone for schools.
Incorporating the Archive of African American Music, The European Blues Association (EBA) promotes performances of African American Music in its many forms; provides participative educational activities for young people and adults; encourages research into African American Music and its cultural heritage, and in partnership with the University of Gloucestershire, facilitates study and discussion of issues related to the development of Black Music and its relationships with pop music and culture.
Listen to over 608,000 tracks of Classical, Jazz, Blues, World and Chinese music and access biographies of composers, discographies, opera synopses and libretti, and educational resources for GCSE and A-Level.