Numerous "Holy Wells" sprang up in Cornwall over the Medieval period, to mark and commemorate reputed sites of natu… https://t.co/JHurwrdpS9
03 February 2023
It's February and we have some exciting and inspirational events lined up for you this month.
Our programme is ce… https://t.co/eLwDlh5I1b
01 February 2023
Our Book of the Month for January is Harriet Bowdler's 'Pen Tamar; or, the history of an old maid', written in defe… https://t.co/3sGYlfE6TX
26 January 2023
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.