NEW BARNET LIBRARY RE-OPENING

Library bookshelves

  It’s been a while since we last saw our customers there in person but New Barnet Library is finally reopening, with the New Barnet Leisure Centre, on the week beginning April 12th.   We’ll be starting with the Select and Collect services we’ve been running for the last year, whereby people can reserve books, […]

Disability Arts & Activism, a guest blog by Penny Pepper

With #WorldTheatreDay taking place on 27 March there will be many blogs written about the impact of Covid-19 on ‘Theatre’ more generally and thinking about what its future may be. We’re thrilled to have been given permission to share with you an extract from the genre-defying and versatile writer/poet/performer Penny Pepper’s chapter on Disability Arts […]

Managing the unmanageable… and where to find support

Written by Nick, our Library Manager Over 11 million people in this country tuned in to watch Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry this week, and a lot of us will have been watching entirely different things.  For some viewers, this was a vicarious slice of juicy high society gossip, a bonus […]

World Book Day: a time to reflect, by our Library Manager

Today is World Book Day and under usual circumstances, we’d be welcoming enthusiastic readers to our libraries, keen to take part in the day’s events.  But sadly not this year. This year, we’re looking across at row upon row, shelf upon shelf of organised children’s books, looking forward to the day when kids can come back in […]

A Fond Farewell

Our AGM (Tuesday 15th December) was a milestone in the life of Inclusion Barnet as we bid farewell to two of our longest-serving Trustees. Paul Baldwin and Maria Nash have been part of the Inclusion Barnet story since the very beginning and in fact without their tireless input and enthusiasm for our cause, Inclusion Barnet […]