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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Sheffield Libraries is shining a spotlight on all manner of fascinating topics during lockdown. Its Library Spotlight series of blog posts brings together online resources – images, podcasts, e-books and more – that help you delve deeper into a subject from home. Past topics that have been given the Library Spotlight treatment include trees, maps, heroes, monsters, and many more.

Keep an eye on the Sheffield Libraries blog for regular updates!

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Run For Your Life!

Tue. 2 June 2020 — Fri. 5 June 2020

Learn about the work of cardiologist Dr Paul Morris and medical physicist Dr David Randall to produce 3D computational models of diseased coronary arteries and develop a virtual reality game. Live from 10am on Tuesday 2 June. Recommended for ages 10+

Connect: A Poetry Collaboration

What is community? Sheffield People’s Theatre and Sheffield poet laureate Otis Mensah are inviting young people to share their response – words, stories, lyrics, anything! Otis will then create a piece of spoken word poetry using your contributions.

Can You Draw a Triangle?

Join Concerteenies for some at-home music-based fun, using song to encourage children to draw shapes and patterns to gain confidence using a pencil.

Become an Interactive Storyteller

Ever wanted to write your own interactive stories? The National Videogame Museum have put together a guide on how to do just that using Twine – free software that enables you to make your own story-based videogame!