LGBT+ History Month 2021

In the UK, February marks LGBT+ History Month, which we celebrate every year as an opportunity to explore LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) history and culture, and recognising the achievements of LGBT pioneers from all fields of life.

Children’s Mental Health Week 2021

With the circumstances of the past year making many of us feel out of control and helpless supporting children and young people to express themselves feels more important than ever. Parents and carers play an important role in a child’s mental health, but there are simple things you can do to help your child express their feelings, including listening carefully… Continue reading Children’s Mental Health Week 2021

Hampshire Libraries Presents – The Wrong Door, a virtual escape room experience

Get ready for the ultimate big night in, where you and your friends can solve virtual puzzles and escape to freedom! Everything you need to host an escape room, and support Hampshire Libraries, is waiting for you in the link below. What do I need to do? Share this link with friends and family, make… Continue reading Hampshire Libraries Presents – The Wrong Door, a virtual escape room experience

Among the Shelves – Domestic Abuse

The library is not the first place you would think of seeking support when it comes to domestic abuse, harassment, or female genital mutilation (FGM), we cannot take the place of trained professionals, but we can support those who are experiencing domestic abuse by providing the information and the resources they need in a safe environment.   Living in an abusive household or being in an abusive relationship can be disempowering and… Continue reading Among the Shelves – Domestic Abuse