Thanks to all who attended the virtual Annual General Meeting this afternoon; the first Zoom AGM in our 207 year hi… https://t.co/HGHMd3yuHy
22 October 2020
All steam ahead for our model railway making workshop today! Reckon you could make a model train in an hour? Keep a… https://t.co/DUcY1K3qmd
17 October 2020
Still a couple of spots on our free Model Railway Workshop on Sat 16 11-12pm for kids 8+ / 1-2pm session is for adu… https://t.co/oROjBgmMIb
16 October 2020
Celebrating the final day of libraries week with our Wild Ink workshop in the Institution garden. Dipping into the… https://t.co/EZaZsjKJkf
11 October 2020
Excellent efforts from our budding Nature journalists this morning! It's always important to watch out for our wild… https://t.co/IwThblK0Aw
03 October 2020
Did You Know?
Librarians used to live in the cottage at the rear of the Institution. The first Librarian, John Squance, lived here from 1813 with his wife and daughter, Eliza. In 1849, Eliza was appointed his successor – one of the first female librarians in the country.