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Under the Sea Drama Workshops

This October half term we have under the sea drama workshops taking place across Hampshire Libraries! The drama workshops are for children aged 4-8 years run by perform Hampshire. Meet Septimus the Octopus, the Smelly-Fish-Jellyfish and a whole host of sea creatures in this 25-minute drama workshop. Led by an experienced actor, children will use story-telling, role-play, song […]

October 16 2017

Events


Libraries Week: Learning in Libraries Special!

Libraries Week is here across the UK, celebrating the all that libraries have to offer to the community. It’s not just our books that inform and inspire, from events to courses to drop-in taster sessions across Hampshire Libraries… What better way to find out than at our range of Learning In Libraries courses? Would you […]


Fun Palaces

Next weekend sees the arrival of the annual Fun Palaces weekend and will be transforming some of our branches throughout Saturday 7th October. The perfect time to warm up for Libraries Week! Fun Palaces is a movement campaigning for culture by, for and with all – with a firm belief that community belongs at the […]


Libraries Week: Gemma Cairney

Libraries Week arrives on Monday 9th October and a huge highlight in Hampshire Libraries’ celebrations  is the arrival of popular broadcaster and writer Gemma Cairney to Basingstoke Discovery Centre on Tuesday 10th October.   BBC Radio presenter, TV personality, journalist and teen ambassador Gemma Cairney OPENs up to talk about how magic and messed up life […]


The Makery Memberships

Memberships and tickets for a brand new learning experience are now available in Fareham and Fleet Libraries… The Makery is a flexible digital space which has been equipped with high specification equipment. The Makery was created for technical enthusiasts and amateurs alike to learn and develop new skills and experiment with creative digital concepts in a collaborative style […]


National Book Lover’s Day

On Wednesday 9th August 2017 come one, come all, come lovers of books! Let’s celebrate one of our favourite days of the year – National Book Lover’s Day! It falls on the ninth of every August and is filled with adventurous novels, newly discovered authors, and old favourites. So feel free to participate and spread […]


National Playday – Wednesday 2nd August

Playday is the national day for play and takes place every year on the first Wednesday in August. On Playday thousands of children and families get out to play at hundreds of community events across the UK. Why not find a fun activity at a Hampshire library this week? Coordinated by Play England, it is a […]


Winchester Science Festival 2017

Winchester Discovery Centre hosted Winchester Science Festival over the weekend, the working project of the not-for-profit organisation Winchester Science Foundation. Over three days people of all ages interacted with fun science demonstrations, information stands and a varied programme of science talks. Our libraries’ fine selections of scientific books e-books and e-magazines had never been more popular! Now […]


Fleet Library Official Reopening

Fleet Library officially reopened its doors on Wednesday 26th July, unveiling a modern, forward-thinking library that is clearly cherished by its local community. The summer season momentarily deserted us, but the wet weather only highlighted the value of such a fun and open space for its visitors. With the ground floor refurbishment being completed in May yesterday’s official […]

July 27 2017

Events

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New Forest and Hampshire County Show 2017

The New Forest Show 2017 has now begun, three days of agricultural fun and entertainment for all the family on 25th, 26th & 27th July 2017 between 8.30am and 6.30pm. Taking place in Brockenhurst in the heart of the National Park, the New Forest Show offers visitors 30 acres of showground for the whole family to […]