Looking for a birthday or wedding gift for the book lover in your life? Why not adopt a book in their name?
This s… https://t.co/ioQuTZQijW
27 June 2022
Our print of the month is Mr and Mrs Rowe's Entrance to the Valley of Rocks, Linton [sic]. This dramatic Exmoor for… https://t.co/KByQdqPuPa
21 June 2022
Bookplates, or 'ex libris', are small labels pasted into the front of books to indicate ownership. Often beautiful… https://t.co/B0a2m9cPqF
20 June 2022
"A beautiful day. We were alone."
It's #TinyTuesday! This little diary was kept between March and December, 1801. T… https://t.co/OPfTHgz6mV
14 June 2022
Vibrant illustrations from E.J Lowe's 'Beautiful leaved plants' published in 1864. https://t.co/T66GJwTLfx
13 June 2022
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.