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Halloween 2018 🎃👻

🕸️🕷️There are some spooky things happening in Libraries

Black History Month 2018

October is Black History Month, an awareness month and a nationwide celebration of black history, arts and culture throughout Britain. The events, articles, study and remembrance throughout the country make October worth celebrating each year. As well as applauding achievements and success over the decades, the month also provides a vital reflection on the challenges that […]

October half term

October half term will see a range of events for children and families from Halloween parties to shows and animal encounters! Make sure to book in advance. Saturday 20 October Signor Baffo’s Restaurant at Gosport Discover Centre Cost: £2 per child                 Time:11am and 2 pm (running time is 45 minutes) There is chaos in the kitchen […]

October 15 2018

Book Reviews

The First World War, 100 years gone

On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, a 100 years ago the guns fell silent on the battlefields across the world. The First World War had, after 4 long years of fighting, come to an end. 2018 marks 100 years since this day, and to commemorate this Hampshire Libraries will […]

September 25 2018


Centenary WW1

Autumn Reads

Autumn is here! The evenings are drawing in, the temperature is dropping and the leaves are beginning to fall off the trees – Which also means it’s time to get cosy, under a blanket with a cup of tea and a book! Here are some books to get your started for the season. A world on fire, […]

September 21 2018

Book Reviews

Man Booker Shortlist announced

This morning the Man Booker Prize longlist was narrowed down to a shortlist of only 6 books! But what is the Man Booker Prize? The prize is awarded to the best original novel, written in the English language, and published in the UK each year. The first one to be awarded the prize was P.H. Newby […]

September 20 2018

Book Reviews

National Wildlife Day

Today (Tuesday 4 September) is National Wildlife Day! Why not use this day to explore the world around you? Or use it as inspiration and start planning to explore! We have listed some books below that should inspire you. Don’t forget we have plenty more non-fiction books, follow the link here to explore. Handmade bird, […]

September 4 2018

Book Reviews

Books loved by Michelle Obama

After the buzz of school holidays it may be time to sit back and relax! Not sure what to read? Below we have listed five books loved by Michelle Obama, from romance to family and discovery. If you’ve read the books let us know what you think in the comments box down below. Happy reading! […]

August 20 2018

Book Reviews

Audiobook month!

June is Audiobook Month! We love books! Reading them, holding them, smelling them – we just love books! But like many others in the 21st Century we sometimes struggle to find the time to sit down with a book. There are just too many things that needs doing; housework, homework, walking the dog, taking the […]

Golden Man Booker Prize Shortlist

This year marks the 50th (Golden) anniversary of the Man Booker Prize! The ‘Golden Five’ have been selected by the Prize’s judges showcasing the winning books from Man Booker history that have continued to stand the test of time. In a free state, V.S. Naipaul In a Free State tells first of an Indian servant […]

May 29 2018

Book Reviews