The time has come where moustaches are being set free across Hampshire, and the world. Don’t worry, there’s not a national shortage of razors, it’s Movember. The Movember Foundation is a global charity, focussed on improving men’s health by raising awareness and money through their Movember campaign. Each November, millions of men across the world… Continue reading Movember
This year’s Non-Fiction November theme is maps, so we’re taking a trip into the deepest forests, the highest mountains, and the driest deserts with our essential Non-Fiction November resource list. We’ve split the list in to children’s and adults, but at Hampshire Libraries us grown ups often take a trip to the children’s section! National… Continue reading Non-Fiction November
With the release of the latest James Bond film, Spectre, why not enjoy reading some of the Bond books or watching some of the films available from Hampshire libraries and Discovery centres?.
It’s not all about toffee apples, and pumpkin costumes! Delve into the sinister side of Halloween with our horror collection (recommended for grown ups only!). All items are available with your Hampshire Library card. Edgar Allan Poe: the best of his macabre tales complete and unabridged This collection from the all-time master of the macabre contains… Continue reading Tales of Terror for Ghoulish Grown Ups!
Starting on Thursday, 22nd October, is the BBC dramatisation of Bernard Cornwell's series of books about King Alfred the Great. The Last Kingdom is the first of eight novels in Cornwell’s Saxon Stories, which centre on the life of the fictional narrator Uhtred, about how King Alfred became the first king of the Anglo-Saxons and created England.
Looking for ideas to keep the children entertained this half term? The weather is looking dismal and the frost is starting to creep in, but don’t panic! Hampshire Libraries are here for you, and the best thing about bringing them down to the library? There is so much for the adults to do too! Pop… Continue reading Half Term at Hampshire Libraries
Agincourt 600: Marking 600 years since the Battle of Agincourt.
This autumn we are launching an exciting new after school programme, supporting 9-11 year olds to learn to code. In association with Code Club South East, using their innovative 3 term schedule, children will take part in coding projects, starting from the basics of Scratch. They will be encouraged to share ideas, and pursue digital… Continue reading Code Club in Hampshire Libraries