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Did someone say Christmas?

Guess what! At the end of the month, we are only 55 days away from Christmas! Now for those of you who would rather be kicked by an angry reindeer than think about the festive season in September, we are truly sorry. Christmas is coming, and what... > Read More

Libraries Week 9-14th October 2017

Welcome to Libraries Week: the annual showcase of all the creative, innovative and diverse activities that UK libraries have to offer. Libraries Week is a chance to discover the range of things you can do at your library, from play and learning... > Read More

Creating Valuable School Space With...

More Space, No Compromise As you settle in for the Autumn term, are you craving extra space? When you are facing cramped classrooms or limited library space, FG Library & Learning have the answer, in the cool, contemporary form of the Oasis... > Read More

Libraries Week 9-14th October 2017

Welcome to Libraries Week: the annual showcase of all the creative, innovative and diverse activities that UK libraries have to offer. Libraries Week is a chance to discover the range of things you can do at your library, from play and learning... > Read More

Summer Reading Challenge 2017 'Animal...

The Summer Reading Challenge, run in partnership between The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians, draws children from across the country into their local library each summer and inspires them to read for pleasure and keep up their... > Read More

CILIP 2017 Conference 5th - 6th July...

Come and visit Julian, Andy and Meryl from the FG Library team on Stand 1 at the CILIP Conference – the UK’s largest gathering of library, information and knowledge sector professionals. It’s an opportunity to network, debate the... > Read More

Lightbulb Moments: Powered by...

We are delighted to be attending the YLG & SLA weekend course again this year – Lightbulb Moments: Powered by Librarians which is to be held over three days from 23–25 June 2017 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate,... > Read More

Calling all Creative Designers!

As a result of our continued growth there now exists a fantastic opportunity at our Northampton Head Office for a young Creative Designer to join our team.  The successful candidate will be proficient with AutoCAD and Sketchup, plus ideally have... > Read More

Clerkenwell Design Week 23rd - 25th May...

Will you be joining us at Clerkenwell Design Week from 23rd to 25th May? Everyone at Frem Group HQ is getting excited about launching our latest product line, the Oasis Collection, at Clerkenwell Design Week in a couple of weeks. If you have... > Read More

Make a splash with a Summer Library...

Get set to impress with a summer library refresh from FG Library & Learning! But hurry, spaces are filling fast! The quieter summer months give you the perfect opportunity to give your library space a makeover, ready to wow users by... > Read More

Calling all Creative Designers

As a result of our continued growth there now exists a fantastic opportunity at our Northampton Head Office for a young Creative Designer to join our team.  The successful candidate will be proficient with AutoCAD and Sketchup, plus ideally have... > Read More

World Book Night 23rd April 2017

Reading for pleasure is a globally recognised indicator in a huge range of social issues from poverty to mental health, yet in England alone, 36% of people don’t regularly read (DCMS, 2015). World Book Night brings together a powerful... > Read More

Introducing our Sensory StoryWall!

Traditional story time can be hard for children with special educational needs, and many librarians & teachers are working to change how they present a book by using music and movement. Our new sensory StoryWall™ takes that idea further,... > Read More

Happy 20th Anniversary World Book Day!

Book lovers are getting ready to celebrate their much-loved stories once again as World Book Day is back and ready to mark its 20th anniversary. The annual event of authors, illustrators and reading is celebrated in more than 100 countries around... > Read More

New Furniture Designer Opening at Frem...

Our parent company Frem Group are now looking for a Creative Furniture Designer to join their team in their Northampton Head Office! Frem Group are a leading UK manufacturer of innovative office, reception and meeting room furniture... > Read More

New Elements Brochure Available to...

Effective display is an essential ingredient in modern library environments. Our brand new Elements range of library display units is perfect for highlighting genres, promoting stock, focusing on a topic or boosting new talent, this collection will... > Read More

Calling all Creative Designers!

As a result of our continued growth, there now exists a fantastic opportunity at our Northampton Head Office for a Creative Library Designer to join our team. The successful candidate will be proficient with AutoCAD and ideally have some... > Read More

We Are Helping Feed Northampton This...

Christmas is a time for giving, and we have all been buying presents for our loved ones. This year FG Library & Learning are also taking the opportunity to help spread some festive cheer, outside of our families. We are organising food... > Read More

Introducing The New Elements Collection

Effective display is an essential ingredient in modern library environments, so the design team at FG Library & Learning got their creative juices flowing to bring you a brand new range of library display units: Elements.  Perfect... > Read More

Frem Group achieves Investors in People...

FG Library & Learning, part of the Frem Group of companies, has achieved the prestigious Investors in People (IiP) accreditation. IiP is the UK’s leading people management standard and helps organisations to improve business performance... > Read More

Thanks For Visiting This Year's CILIP...

We would like to thank all of our guests visiting our stand at this year’s CILIP Health Libraries Group Conference at the Scarborough Spa. The exhibition was a great success for CILIP and gave FG Library & Learning the opportunity to... > Read More

Frem Group Announces OHSAS 18001:2007...

FREM GROUP ANNOUNCES OHSAS 18001:2007 CERTIFICATION Frem Group is proud to announce that our Health and Safety and Environmental Management Systems have been awarded certification to the OHSAS 18001:2007 standards. OHSAS 18001:2007 sets out the... > Read More

It's our Last Day at the Health...

It's Our Last Day At The Health Libraries Group Conference PLUS FREE Fruit!   FG Library and Learning will have a stand and we are looking forward to showing you some of our innovative products, and chatting about how we can transform your... > Read More

Health Libraries Group Conference -...

We are very excited to be attending the CILIP Health Libraries Group conference this year.  With the landscape of health and social care librarianship ever-changing and always challenging, the HLG Conference is designed to make sure delegates... > Read More

FG Library & Learning are once again...

FG Library & Learning, part of the Frem Group of companies, has renewed its membership of the Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) for a consecutive 5th year. It means for another year, the Group will have access to the latest... > Read More

Welcome back Toby Maxwell!

We are pleased to welcome back Toby Maxwell to the FG Library & Learning family! Toby rejoins the company as a Designer in our innovative Design Team. Toby decided to go freelance but in the end realised that FG Library... > Read More

Everything starts with design

Meet the latest additions to our FG Library design department! At FG Library & Learning we are constantly adapting to new trends and the ever-changing needs of our clients. We understand that our clients want beautiful products that... > Read More

'The Big Friendly Read' Summer Reading...

Reading for pleasure is more important to children’s success than education or social class. The Summer Reading Challenge gets three quarters of a million children into libraries to keep up their reading skills and confidence during the long... > Read More

2016 CILIP Conference: 12 – 13 July...

Join us in Brighton at the CILIP Conference between 12-13 July for two days of debate, discussion, fun, knowledge sharing and inspiration. Come and talk to us on stand 45 where we will be talking about new trends in library design. The Chartered... > Read More

Empowerment, Empathy, Engagement: The...

We are delighted to be attending the SLA's 2016 weekend course - Empowerment, Empathy, Engagement: The Impact of School Libraries on 24 - 25 June 2016 Held at Tortworth Court Hotel, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire. Speakers... > Read More

Read all about it! The Impact of...

We are very excited to be joining the School Library Group (SLG) at their bi-annual conference Saturday 23rd April - Sunday 24th April Confirmed speakers so far include: David Didau: “What if everything you know about education was... > Read More

World Book Day! - Thursday 3rd March

Today is World Book Day, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and is marked in over 100 countries around the globe. World Book Day is a partnership of publishers, booksellers and interested parties who work together... > Read More

FG Library & Learning showcasing how...

There is no better place to see the latest technologies in action, source new and exciting products for the classroom and participate in a range of world-class conference topics about the future of education than GESS Dubai. Last year GESS... > Read More

Our Brand New Higher Education Brochure...

Recent studies have produced clear evidence that campus libraries are being used more, not less as user needs are changing. Students continue to want study space, but their expectations are different. They want collaborative group space to support... > Read More

FG Library is now CHAS accredited!

FG Library & Learning are proud to have received our CHAS accreditation (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme). CHAS registration means we can demonstrate that we have reached the recognised standards required by the majority of... > Read More

National Libraries Day - Saturday 6th...

National Libraries Day celebrates why libraries matter. Saturday 6th February 2016 will see the fifth National Libraries Day – a day of events and activities promoting the difference that modern libraries make to people, families and... > Read More

Welcome Caroline De Frates, FG...

We are pleased to introduce Caroline De Frates, the latest edition to FG Library & Learning. Caroline joins the company as a Designer in our energetic design team. Caroline is an interior design graduate with over 6 years of experience, and... > Read More

Season's Greetings from all of us at FG...

Christmas holidays are almost here and we will be away enjoying the festive celebrations from 23rd December and return on 4th January. Thank you for all your busines in 2015, and we look forward to working with you all in 2016. > Read More

Ashburnham Community School Library

Check out this beautiful piece that was published by Give a Book, a UK registered charity a couple of days ago. It's always fantastic to learn that FG Library & Learning have suceeded in creating Beautiful Learning Spaces yet again! Give a... > Read More

Secondary Schools & Colleges Brochure...

The wait is finally over! FG Library & Learning is proud to annouce that their Secondary Schools and Colleges Brochure has just arrived at the FG Library & Learning HQ from the printers, ready to be shared with our... > Read More

New logo, same brand and team you know...

FG Library, part of the Frem Group, has today launched its new company name: FG Library & Learning. The logo is part of the company’s new visual identity, designed by Cygnus. As the UK’s market leading manufacturer of bespoke... > Read More

Not to be missed special celebratory...

Following significant investment at Frem Group's manufacturing facilities in Northampton and Wakefield, we are pleased to announce an increase in FG Library & Learning bespoke production capacity and efficiencies. This has resulted in faster... > Read More

Welcome Andy Parker, FG Library's New...

We are pleased to introduce Andy Parker, our newest FG Library & Learning member. Andy joins the company as a Design Consultant looking after the North of England. Andy has been working with libraries since 2012, and publishing before that for... > Read More

Secondary Schools & Colleges Brochure...

Education is the fastest growing part of our business and the importance we place on development has never been more significant. We know that a school library or resource centre is no longer just about books, but a place where students go to enjoy... > Read More

Calling all Creative Designers

FG Library recruiting now for a Creative Designer. As a result of our continued growth there now exists a fantastic opportunity at our Northampton Head Office for a Creative Designer to join our team. The successful candidate will be proficient... > Read More

National Poetry Day - 8th October 2015

National Poetry Day, the annual mass celebration of poetry and all things poetical, will mark its 21st birthday on Thursday 8 October 2015. All are invited to join in, breaking with the tyranny of prose by thinking of a poem and sharing it... > Read More

Not to be missed! Learn how to create...

We are pleased to announce FG Library in partnership with the Northamptonshire Learning Resources for Education is running a workshop about ‘Learn how to create inspiring school libraries on any budget with FG Library’ on the 8th and 9th... > Read More

Celebrate International Literacy Day -...

International Literacy Day gives children and communities a chance to rediscover the joys of reading while raising awareness for those without access to education. During the school summer break, we have installed at least one brand new library... > Read More

Record Breakers - The 2015 Summer...

Reading for pleasure is more important to children’s success than education or social class. The Summer Reading Challenge gets three quarters of a million children into libraries to keep up their reading skills and confidence during the... > Read More

Listen up! FG Library is now...

FG Library is a proud member of Constructionline, UK’s largest register for suppliers, contractors and consultants for the construction industry. As a leading procurement and supply chain management service that collects, assesses and monitors... > Read More

CILIP Conference

Come and visit Julian and Meryl from the FG Library team on Stand 1 at the CILIP Conference – the UK’s largest gathering of library, information and knowledge sector professionals.  It’s an opportunity to network, debate the... > Read More

Wake up your primary school library

Is it time to wake up your primary school library? While the sun is shining why not inject some fresh and bright colours to liven up your library space! With years of experience, and a bit of magic dust from the FG Library designers, you can... > Read More

Attending the SLA Conference

At FG Library we are looking forward to attending the School Library Association Conference during the weekend of 12-14 June at Yarnfield Park, Stone in Staffordshire. The theme for this conference is Creating Future Learners: a Hoard of... > Read More

New Primary School Brochure

At FG Library we understand how important it is to create special reading areas for primary school libraries. We have experience in crafting these learning spaces for young people of any age. Our passion is to design a library space that is... > Read More

Clerkenwell Design Week

Following the success of previous years we will once again be participating in Clerkenwell Design Week which takes place from the 19th - 21st May.  On display in our recently refurbished showroom will be the NEW Pure+ steel storage range, the... > Read More

World Book Night

Reading for pleasure is a globally recognised indicator in a huge range of social issues from poverty to mental health, yet in the UK 35% of people don’t regularly read. World Book Night brings together a powerful collaboration of national... > Read More

Sandal Library, Wakefield

FG Library are proud to have worked on the refurbishment of the Sandal Library in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. This very special project was designed in partnership with The Alzheimer's Society and is believed to be the first fully dementia... > Read More

World Book Day

World Book Day, on 5th March, puts libraries at centre stage, through offering a range of exciting activities and positive PR. This will help to demonstrate that libraries provide an irreplaceable hub for community reading experiences. World... > Read More

National Libraries Day!

February the 7th is National libraries day! With library being at the very heart of our business we offer our total support to National Libraries Day.  For more information on what is happening in your local area and how you can get... > Read More

Welcome to our new website!

We are delighted to welcome you to our new website. The site has been designed to provide inspiration to change or improve your library or learning environment. Our many years of experience creating higher education, public... > Read More

Introducing Mirage Shelving

Mirage is a brand new shelving system that offers cost effective, simple, and stylish library shelving. In its minimalist look and feel it has modern edge to it while it sits comfortably both in modern and classical style library environments. This... > Read More

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