Articles tagged with: libraries
Taken with permission from the blog of the Working Class Movement Library. A Storify account of the day in photos and tweets can be found at http://storify.com/wcmlibrary/darn-that-picasso
On 26 April this year, the anniversary of the …
The extraordinary attendance of Malcolmses at the last home match is to be investigated by Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Police suspect foul play and there are allegations that a tiny secretive sect of East Manchester communists.
A message from the working class movement’s very own library. Please pass it on:
Save our NHS… don’t close our library…no to war….they say cut back we say fight back… low pay no way… fair pensions …
Thanks to a storming performance by their loyal supporters, who voted in droves, Salford’s Working Class Movement Library has won a public vote competition to win an artist to appear in an event in May. …
A message from Salford’s Working Class Movement Library:
We have been shortlisted in the Arts Council-funded Museums at Night competition to win an artist to appear in an event at the Library. This is an annual …
Today has been designated as National Libraries Day, an occasion to champion and celebrate libraries. A moment of your time therefore:
1. 76% of 5-10 year olds in the UK use libraries
2. Over 10% of UK …
As the country prepares for the widespread horror set to be wreaked by selfish public sector workers this Wednesday, the wonderful British media are gearing up for what they do best.
Librarians are here to help their communities, and an attack on a library is an attack on a community
by J Walter Weatherman
Ah, the summer months, the mere mention of the words conjures up thoughts of lazy days spent watching the world go by, hours of endless sunshine, picnics, riverboats and handkerchief covered heads and the like. Utter bliss.
The Working Class Movement Library is holding an event to mark the centenary of International Women’s Day on Saturday 5 March 2011, at 2pm. Admission is free and the full address of the library is 51 Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX.
How do you top a story about cigarette packet giraffes? Like this.
Tram 3007. It does exist. I’ve just seen it. There I was, on a 36 bus stopped at traffic lights …
Due to circumstances beyond my control I have found myself without work recently. Not wanting to fulfil the lifestyle choices shared by many on my housing scheme, I took the advice of my uncle Bob who recommended I get up at normal time and do something different everyday. And all for freemans.
The Working Class Movement Library (it belongs to us all, but it’s situated in Salford) hosts many artefacts to warm the hearts against the chilly rise of the racist right.
The kind people at the Crescent-based, house-come library are currently highlighting a number of anti-fascist leaflets in their collection. The focus is on how working class people have repelled the evils of fascists from Mosley to the BNP.