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Dementia Support Services

Dementia Support Services Hampshire Libraries are committed to supporting those living with Dementia across Hampshire. Many of our Hampshire Library Service staff and volunteers have attended Dementia Awareness sessions – taking the opportunity to become Dementia Friends. The aim is to offer positive, Dementia friendly environments in all libraries.  Living with Dementia can create feelings […]

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

BBC Civilisations Festival

Welcome to the Civilisations Festival, an exciting partnership between museums, galleries, libraries and archives and the BBC to coincide with the broadcast of BBC Arts’ Civilisations series in Spring 2018. The Festival – from Friday 2 March to Sunday 11 March – will be a showcase of ideas and events designed to engage a culturally […]

Fall In Love with a Good Book

Love is in the air in Hampshire Libraries this Valentine’s, but it’s all about the books! Wednesday 14th February is not only Valentine’s Day, it’s also Library Lover’s Day, a chance to honour the libraries, library staff, bookworms, and library lovers in your life. Take a look at our choice of 10 books that will make […]

Free Week: Half-Term at The Makery

It’s half-term in Hampshire schools and the Fareham and Fleet Makery spaces are full of free and fun sessions and workshops between 10 and 17 February.   If you haven’t visited yet, The Makery is a flexible digital space full of kit to explore coding, electronics and the world of micro computers, 3D printing, and more! We’ve packed the […]

February 2 2018


Your free newspapers from Hampshire Libraries

The PressDisplay app is becoming PressReader – and it’s getting better too. Members of Hampshire Libraries can download the PressReader app or use a library pc in a Hampshire Library or Discovery Centre – free. This gives access to thousands of newspapers and magazines from around the world – all free. Read newspapers securely online, anytime, […]

January 31 2018

Library Bits

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