Our April Podcast is now available!

Welcome back to Chawton House Library Conversations. First launched on Sunday 8 March 2015 while celebrating International Women’s Day, our monthly podcast is a round up of news, events and highlights, helping you stay connected with Chawton House Library wherever [...]

2017-04-12T16:19:54+00:00 11th April 2017|Podcasts|

Tales from the Garden

Monthly Garden Update: March In the first of a new series of monthly garden updates, our Garden Manager, Andrew Bentley tells us about the latest exciting developments... We're now enjoying the flowering of the bulbs planted last Autumn [...]

2017-03-24T17:07:46+00:00 27th March 2017|Garden Blog|

Happy Mothering Sunday

To celebrate Mother's Day, we've taken a look at some of the early nineteenth-century parenting books on our shelves.While mothers two centuries ago might have lacked such useful tools as baby monitors and tearless shampoo, not to mention antibiotics, they did [...]

2017-03-24T16:57:13+00:00 26th March 2017|Uncategorised|

Goodbye to Sarah!

Sarah received flowers from staff and volunteers at Chawton House Library, and also a bouquet from our neighbours and partners at Jane Austen's House Museum Today we bid a fond farewell to one of our longest serving [...]

2017-03-15T16:47:10+00:00 15th March 2017|Library News|