Get cosy with a Christmas read

There’s nothing better to escape from the turkey cooking, present wrapping, Christmas madness than a great book. Here’s our list of the 10 of the most popular books for adults in 2015, all available in Hampshire libraries for free, to give you a little inspiration for your Christmas distraction. So you sort the sprouts, and… Continue reading Get cosy with a Christmas read

Expert advice for your Christmas shopping

There’s only one place to go for trusted reviews and advice about everything from televisions to gluten-free mince pies, Which? Online will help you pick your Christmas gifts with confidence. Hampshire Libraries are offering free membership to the Which? Online service, that’s a saving of £10.75 per month. All you need is a Hampshire Libraries card,… Continue reading Expert advice for your Christmas shopping

Costa Book Awards Shortlist

The Costa Book Awards shortlist was revealed on the 17th November, take a look at the 4 books in the novel category below. Don't forget you can borrow them all for free from Hampshire Libraries, all you need is a Hampshire library card, and that's free as well! Click on the title to see the book… Continue reading Costa Book Awards Shortlist

Hampshire Book Award

On the 12th November pupils from across the county celebrated the 13th annual Hampshire Book Award. The award is organised by Hampshire County Council’s School Library Service and this year involved over 430 students from 50 secondary schools across Hampshire. Congratulations to Jonathan Stroud, our winner this year with the spooky The Screaming Staircase. Councilor McNair Scott,… Continue reading Hampshire Book Award