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Easter Holidays

The Easter holidays have almost arrived! Welcome the spring days with a trip to these fabulous events and workshops at our libraries: Easter craft sessions Saturday 31 March Little tiger author workshop at Winchester Discovery Centre Join fantastic children’s author Jonny Lambert, creator of ‘Look Out, It’s A Dragon!’ and ‘Tiger, Tiger’, for a free […]

March 19 2018

Book Reviews

Get Creative

Get Creative is back and this year it will be taking place from 17 – 25 March. Get Creative is a week full of fun and initiative, encouraging people to try something new whether that be at home or at an event. Join in the celebrations with us this year – we have lots of […]

March 8 2018

Book Reviews Events Library Bits

World Book Day 2018

World Book Day is back! Taking place on Wednesday 1 March,  providing children and young people with the opportunity to purchase their own book using a £1 World book day token. Here are the 10 books available for children and young people to choose from. How does World Book Day Work? Millions of book tokens are […]

February 22 2018

Book Reviews

Fairy tale booklist

Lose yourself in myths, magic and wonder -Tell a fairy tale day will be taking place on Monday 26 February and to celebrate this we have put together some fairy tales that are a must read! The Cruel Prince, Holly Black One terrible morning, Jude and her sisters see their parents murdered in front of […]

February 22 2018

Book Reviews

Safer Internet Day 2018

Safer Internet Day 2018 will take place on Tuesday 6th February with the theme ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: a better internet starts with you.’ Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of schools and organisations join together to raise awareness of online safety issues and run events and activities right […]

January 30 2018

Book Reviews

February Half Term

Come and join us this half term, we have a lot of exciting activities taking place from storytelling parties to crafts and performances! Spaces are filling up fast so make sure to book yours! Monday 12 February Mad about snails at Bordon Library   Author, Sarah Lucas, will be reading from her book, Snail Trail and […]

January 29 2018

Book Reviews

Pride in Hampshire for LGBT History Month!

February is LGBT History Month 2018, the UK’s 4th annual celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender culture, the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. The overall aim of LGBT History month is to promote equality and diversity for the benefit of the public. This is done by: Increasing the visibility of […]

Cosy up with a good book!

There’s nothing better than snuggling up in bed or on the sofa wrapped up from the cold with a hot drink and a book! You may have the hot drink sorted but do you have the book? Well lucky for you we’ve got some great reads to see you through these cold and dismal days! […]

January 25 2018

Book Reviews

BBC Radio 2 – 500 Words Competition 2018

For the last seven years BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans has been hosting the 500 Words Competition, a competition for children of all ages encouraging them to read and write. 500 Words is now one of the most successful story-writing competitions for children in the world: Three quarters of a million children have taken part and written a story for the competition […]

January 15 2018

Book Reviews

Health and Wellbeing

Research shows that libraries are trusted, neutral and non-judgemental places which seek to promote health support and public library staff are second only to doctors in terms of the trust placed upon them (SLC 2012). At Hampshire Libraries we promote healthy lifestyles through providing up to date health information and sign posting resources like, activities and […]

January 15 2018

Book Reviews