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Some new booksRead MoreDecember 1, 2018


We have some new-to-the-library books.

New books for the libraryRead MoreSeptember 22, 2018

Sometimes, just sometimes, a walk into one of our local second-hand shops comes up trumps. We have some new books in the library thanks to just such happenstance.

New book for the libraryRead MoreSeptember 16, 2017


As regular readers of the blog know we continually add to the books in the reference library. Here is another: Hand weaving patterns from Finland.

Costumes from around the globeRead MoreFebruary 17, 2017


Our library is expanding nicely and we have lots of new-to-us titles on the shelves. Many of them are about weaving, of course, but some are for inspiration.

New books for the libraryRead MoreDecember 14, 2016

We have some new books to add to the collection, thanks to a generous gift from the US!

Reference library listRead MoreAugust 6, 2016

Thanks to volunteer, Rachel, we have a list now of the library books, magazines and resource materials.

New books for the libraryRead MoreApril 2, 2016


Aren't we lucky to live in a world where good books are so easy to find? Here are the latest additions to the library.

Japanese booksRead MoreMarch 12, 2016


Late in the 19th Century, a Japanese book publisher, Hasegawa, started to produce books in English printed onto crepe paper and bound with silk.

Of books and books and booksRead MoreAugust 29, 2015


Recently we have had a spate of purchasing books on eBay, the auction site.

Books for the libraryRead MoreApril 14, 2014

Our reference library has grown over the last couple of weeks with a kind donation of useful books and manuals.