Due to scheduled maintenance our online resources will be
unavailable from 10 pm to 12 am on Thursday March 22nd
During this time you will not be able to access the
Library’s digital collections (OverDrive, Hoopla or RBDigital and online
databases). You will be able to view the Library’s catalogue
Bibliocommons however you will not be able to log in to your account to place
holds, renew items or make payments.
The Christmas season was a highlight of the country house calendar. Social barriers between master and servant were loosened, family intrigues stalked the dinner table, romantic hopes were dashed or realized, and the multi-layered community which lived on and around the great estate drew together to reanact the annual cycle of custom and tradition.