"See that sideboard is tidy and dessert nicely arranged with no bad fruit."🍎 Folded within the pages of "The Woman'… https://t.co/TKdrAtWSdN
03 September 2021
In 1849 there was certainly some resistance to Eliza's appointment as Librarian! One particularly unimpressed indiv… https://t.co/ljeIjcte06
31 August 2021
Our budding fantasy writers have made some excellent work this morning! We made world maps, created characters and… https://t.co/dKgnT4VVNQ
28 August 2021
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.