‘Twas the Warwick Library Advent Calendar

We were busy throughout the month asking our friends and colleagues around the University for their seasonal book, film and TV recommendations. We gathered them all together and shared them with you over the last 25 days on Twitter under #WarwickLibraryAdvent. But you won’t have to scroll through our feed to see them all as our gift to you today is this holly jolly compilation. Happy Holidays from the Library!

Hope Worsdale – SU President: The Greatest Store in the World (1999)

Francesca – Academic Support Librarian: Home Alone (1990)

Zarah – History Student: The Grinch (2000)

Verdiana, Giulia, Giulia and Carmen – Arts Students: Anastasia (1997)

Beth Paton – Library Assistant: The Muppet Christmas Carol  (1992)

Robin Green – Librarian: The Cultivation of Christmas Trees by T.S. Eliot

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Fred & Jessie – English and Comparative Literary Studies: Love Actually (2003)

Professor Christine Ennew – University Provost: White Christmas (1954)

Chris Vernon – Academic Support Librarian: The Hogfather by Terry Pratchett

Arya and Pooja – PAIS and Education PhD respectively: Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983, based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens)

Dr Michael Scott – Associate Professor, Department of Classics and Ancient History: The Tiger Who Came To Tea by J. Kerr

Sofia – Warwick-Monash PhD Student and Library blog editor: The 1994 film adaptation of Little Women.

Professor Aileen Clarke – Chair of the Faculty of Medicine: Watchet Auf/Sleepers Wake! by Bach

Beatrice – Library café crêpe stall: Little House on the Prairie (TV adaptation) based on the original novel by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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Liam Jackson – Education Officer for Warwick SU: Disney’s The Lion King (1994)

Catherine – Library Welcome Point: Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

Warwick University Bookshop staff: A signed copy of La Belle Sauvage by P. Pullman, Mini felt Christmas by S. Ishi, Britain’s 100 best railway stations by S. Jenkins, Fat Quarter Christmas by J. Schlee

Felipe – WMG student and PG mentor: The Lord of the Rings: The 2 Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

Erika – Skills Development Manager: While You Were Sleeping (1995)

Mirko and Rachel – Library Café: Trading Places (1983)

Liz Wood – Modern Records Centre: The Cyclist Xmas Number (1881-1898)

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Melissa, Ellie, Hazal, Elizabeth, Jess and Alexandra – Library Associates: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Sarah Bell – Outreach Wellbeing Advisor:  The jolly Christmas Postman by J. and A. Ahlberg

Kate Sayer – Arts Centre Creative Learning team: The Snowman by R. Brigg

Rev. Kate – University Anglican Chaplain: Gremlins (1984)

Of course, you can still go to Twitter and search for #WarwickLibraryAdvent so that you can read why each member of our community chose their specific title! And remember to spread the cheer and joy with others by retweeting your favourite selection or by tweeting us @warwicklibrary your very own recommendation!


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