Posts by venue: Books

New Books at the Great North Museum:Hancock Library

One of the pleasures of working as the Librarian in the Great North Museum:Hancock Library is that you get to look at all of the wonderful new books that are added to stock. Ann Spencer, one of the new Library… Read more

society of antiquaries library tours

  As you may know the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne is celebrating its Bicentenary in 2013.  During its 200 years the Society has built up a large and fascinating library of regional and national importance. As part… Read more

Great North Museum Library – A different kind of book

If you come to the Great North Museum Library during March you’ll find some unusual books on the bookshelves. Artist Dawn Felicia Knox will be displaying works from her Nomen Nudum : Naked Name exhibition here in the library. The work,… Read more

The Great North Museum: Hancock Library – discovering Mr E. Story-Gofton

By Martin Collins (Library volunteer) One of the great joys of rummaging through the Society of Antiquaries (SANT) books in the Great North Museum Library is that you can never be exactly sure what you will come across. One of… Read more

Great North Museum: Hancock Library – Summer in the Library

Summer is the time for catching up with all those library jobs that didn’t get done during term time! This summer a lot of my time has been taken up with getting the Society of Antiquaries’ books and journals ready… Read more