Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year, most commonly associated with the Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, occurs annually and typically falls sometime between January 21 and February 20.This year, in 2021, the Lunar New Year is on February 12, and it’s the Year of the Ox! 🧧 What is the Lunar New Year? A Lunar New […]

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Your Library This Christmas

We’re finally nearing the end of 2020! As the term draws to a close we have some information about library services to share, alongside some holiday themed engagement activities. To skip to different sections of the blog post please use the links below… LIBRARY SERVICES • ADVENT CALENDAR CHRISTMAS TREE PADLET • HOLIDAY FILMS opening […]

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Disability History Month 2020

Disability History Month (18 Nov-18 Dec) is an annual event in the UK that celebrates the achievements of disabled people, honours their struggle for equality and human rights, and remembers the history of the disability rights movement. This month includes HIV/AIDS Day (1 Dec), International Day of People with Disabilities (3 Dec), and International Human […]

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Graduation Memories

This year the University of Essex are having to do things a little differently, celebrating the graduation of class 2020 with online celebrations. Here at the Albert Sloman Library we wanted to get involved in making this a joyful day, and help to build excitement for those awaiting their delayed ceremony. Within our library team […]

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