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Summer at Hampshire Libraries

The summer holidays have arrived and we have lots of exciting events taking place across the summer at Hampshire Libraries! With this years Summer Reading Challenge theme being animal agents, Hampshire Libraries have some really exciting animal themed events and activities taking place! Wednesday 26th July Amazing animals at Aldershot Library , Fleet Library and […]

July 24 2017

Book Reviews


Many children have a favourite toy, blanket or comforter that they are strongly attached to. They may find it worrying if it has to be washed, gets damaged or are told it is time to give the comforter up. Sharing stories about other people in similar situations may make things a bit more manageable.

Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter is known for her classic animal tales, writing a total of 26! In remembrance  on her birthday we have put a booklist together of 5 of these timeless classics. Please look on our online catalogue for more of her stories. The tale of Peter Rabbit The Tale of Peter Rabbit was first published by Frederick Warne in 1902 and endures […]

July 18 2017

Book Reviews


Leaving your home and moving to a new place can be difficult – especially if you have to learn a new language as well. These stories about refugees might help children new to this country to settle in. They may also help children meeting refugees for the first time to understand the difficulties new arrivals may face.

Summer Reading Challenge

Get ready for the Summer Reading Challenge The Summer Reading Challenge kicks off on Saturday 15 July – sign up for free at your local library.  This year’s theme is Animal Agents and features characters created by award-winning artist Tony Ross, best known for illustrating the Horrid Henry book series.  The Animal Agents need the […]

July 3 2017

Book Reviews

Fairy day

Growing up most adults and children are told tales of the little creatures that live inside toadstools in the woods or at the bottom of the garden! Saturday 24 June marks the date we can all celebrate Fairies together. Which means there is still time for you to come down to your local Library branch and […]

June 21 2017

Book Reviews


Here at Hampshire Libraries we have heard lots of exciting news about LEGO trading cards! To continue to inspire LEGO builders and creators, we have put together some great books available that provide different tips, tricks and ideas on what to create. The LEGO book  ,Daniel Lipkowitz Discover more about the LEGO universe and their cult mini-figures with […]

June 19 2017

Book Reviews


If you care for a relative, partner or friend, Hampshire Libraries have a wide range of services that can help both you and the person you care for: Home Library Service If you can’t get to the library due to ill-health, disability or caring responsibilities the library can come to you. We can arrange for […]

June 8 2017

Book Reviews

Bath Time Battles

Bath time is not a fun time for some children. Sharing stories about bathing can put a child’s mind at ease and make the experience easier to cope with.

Wonder Woman

If you love Wonder Woman and are waiting to see the new film release, then why not catch up on the action! Here are some of the graphic novels and books we have available for you to read! Wonder Woman – Amazons attack, Will Pfeifer Led by Wonder Woman’s mother, Queen Hippolyta, the Amazons mount […]

June 1 2017

Book Reviews