Amanda Wait


Freelance Session Leader opportunity: Age Friendly Burnage – Burnage History Champions Group. Friends of Burnage Library (FoBL) are looking for a sessional leader to deliver 36 weekly Local History sessions within Burnage Library, Activity & Information Hub, supporting our Burnage History Champions group to develop their skills, confidence and knowledge […]

Freelance Local History Session Leader Opportunity







You might have never noticed the steel shutter on the front of Burnage Library before but there’s no way you’re going to now. Burnage has a brand new artwork – a beautiful design by artist Nick Hamilton which celebrates our Community Powered Library and the richness of the imagination the […]

There’s Art at the Heart of Burnage




It’s just another ordinary Thursday morning in Burnage – RNCM student combo Dolce String Quartet are playing a live free concert to a diverse group people who’ve come together in the local Library. Chairs are rapidly arranged, kettles are boiled, toddlers toddle and sit, move and dance, folk settle down […]

Everyday Magic




Doreen Robinson writes about her treasured Be-Ro Home Recipe book. This one replaced a previous one that was worn out through overuse! The pages tell a story of birthday teas and unexpected guests, as well as that marvellous ingredient – elbow grease. This is my little treasure – my Be-Ro […]

On your marks, get, set, Bake!


There’s a lot of debate about more sociable and hands-on alternatives to screen time for children – with many parents feeling they’re losing the battle against the lure of the digital. Helen Beesley, organiser of our fantastic Lego Club at Burnage Library, blogs about why Lego in the Library is […]

Lego. Lego Lego – Go Go Go!