Monthly Archives: September 2011

Okaeri Project

Six months have passed since the earthquake that devastated North East Japan and the reconstruction is far from finished. The members of the Tokyo Bookbinding Club along with famous bookbinder Sün Evrard have put in place a project that looks at creating and … Continue reading

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Derry Corporation minute books online

Mary and Julia attended an interesting event at the Tower Museum in Derry: A partnership project between The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) and Derry City Council Heritage and Museums Service has made 17th to 19th Century Derry Corporation … Continue reading

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“What’s Eating the Museum?”

“What’s Eating the Museum?” is the title of a very interesting BBC 4 radio program about pest problems in Museums, broadcasted on the 31st of August. The pest expert, David Pinniger, explains the difficulties of controlling clothes moth invasion and … Continue reading

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Open Days at Derry and Raphoe

Late August proved to be a very busy time for staff at Derry and Raphoe Library with two Open Day events in one week. Monday 22nd saw doors open to the public as part of the Heritage Council of Ireland’s National Heritage … Continue reading

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