Library and Knowledge Service

Librarians' Virtual Journey to Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Fundraising for Love Musgrove
raised of £1,000 target
by 27 supporters
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Love Musgrove

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RCN 1059922
We provide items, equipment and training to benefit patients, visitors and staff


The Library & Knowledge Services team are embarking on our first charity project – a “virtual” journey from our brand new location at Musgrove Park Hospital to the site of the “mothership” - the Bibliotheca Alexandrina! This international knowledge centre, sits close to the site of the Ancient Library of Alexandria, which holds a special place in the hearts of librarians.

Our team will record every kilometre that we cycle, row, run, swim or walk until we have covered the distance of 5000 km between these two libraries and we are asking if you would sponsor our efforts. All funds will go directly to the 25th  anniversary charity appeal being run by Love Musgrove, the charity that raises funds for our hospital.

We are especially pleased that some of the funds raised will go towards the purchase of iPads to be loaned to patients on our wards who might not have access to their own smart device. Our partnership work with Public Library colleagues has shown us the value of freely accessible resources such as audiobooks and e-books for the wellbeing of patients who are hospitalised or recuperating.

Our librarians are excited to step away from our screens and leave our cardigans on the backs of our chairs, while we improve our own fitness and contribute to this Fundraising effort! We will be most grateful for any donation that you can make towards patient wellbeing in Somerset. 

Thank you!

About the charity

Love Musgrove

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RCN 1059922
Musgrove Hospital in Taunton is the largest general hospital in Somerset and serves a population of 340,000. Charitable donations are used to support the work carried on at the hospital by purchasing services and equipment which would not otherwise be provided.

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