‘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)

01 - Hope

Francesca – Academic Support Librarian: Home Alone (1990)


Zarah – History Student: The Grinch (2000)

03 - Zarah

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

04 - Verdiana et al

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

05 - Beth

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

06 - robin.gif

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

07 - fred and jessie

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

08 - Christine

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

09 - Chris V

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

10 - Arya and Pooja

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

11 - michael.gif

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

12 - Sofia

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

13 - Prof Aileen Clarke

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

14 - beatrice

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

15 - liam

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

16 - catherine

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

17 - bookshop

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

18 - felipe

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

19 - erika

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

20 - mirko and rachel

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

21 - liz

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

22 - library associates

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

23 - sarah

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

24 - Kate S.

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

25 - Revd Kate

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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