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Man Booker shortlist 2017

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize 2017 has been revealed! Click on the title to reserve your copy and collect it from your nearest Hampshire Library! 4 3 2 1, Paul Auster Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single beginning, Ferguson’s life will take four […]

September 15 2017

Book Reviews


Roald Dahl day

September 13th marks Roald Dahl day, a day that is celebrated on his birthday. Join in the celebration and re-read or begin a new adventure! Below are just some of Roald Dahl’s fantastic stories to choose from. Boys: tales of childhood Boy: Tales of Childhood is the story of Roald Dahl’s very own boyhood. Including […]

September 11 2017

Book Reviews


National Coding Week

National Coding Week is an awareness week running from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd September, focusing on generating confidence in computers and technology. Children are part of a confident Digital Generation having grown up with the internet, smart phones and coding classes. However, many adults have missed out on the digital revolution and feel left […]


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 […]


World Alzheimer’s month

World Alzheimer’s month is a campaign that takes place every September to raise more awareness of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia affecting up to 90% of people. Hampshire Library Service offer a range of materials and resources that can be loaned out to help improve and stimulate discussion and memory. […]

September 6 2017

Book Reviews


Stephen King

Stephen King is famously known for writing horror, fantasy, science and supernatural fiction novels which are so popular that some have been created into films and TV shows. Stephen King’s IT will be the next horror story floating into cinemas on September 8th. Come and grab your copy of IT and read the book before you see […]

September 6 2017

Book Reviews


Back to school

Summer holidays are all most over and the new school term is in sight! Whether you’re going back to school, college or university we have great facilities available to help you prepare and to see you through the new term. With a range of courses and workshops available in September, from computer classes to guitar lessons. Some library […]

August 31 2017

Book Reviews


DOTS – our pilot iPad Lending Service

Thanks to nearly £250,000 awarded by Arts Council England, we have  launched a tablet computer lending project to help tackle social isolation and improve digital literacy.


Walks in Hampshire

Enjoy walking with the family, or even by yourself? Want a new adventure? Then look no further, here are some titles providing different walks across Hampshire, from the New Forest to villages and sea side towns. 50 walks in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, AA publishing Walking is one of Britain’s favourite leisure activities, […]

August 29 2017

Book Reviews


Summer activities for all the family

Need some new ideas on what to do with the family during the rest of the summer holidays? Or perhaps you would prefer to save a little bit of money? Rather than going on a day trip to the zoo, try a day out in the country or even in your back garden! The titles below offer these […]

August 21 2017

Book Reviews When a book might help