Our planet is a big, beautiful place but, for most small children, their experience of it is limited to their immediate family and the places near their home. Picture books can open a door to the wider world.
Read the shortlist for free with Hampshire Libraries. Click on the title to reserve your copy and collect it from your nearest Hampshire Library. Let us know which is your favourite by tweeting us @Hantslibraries. The sellout, Paul Beatty A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him… Continue reading Manbooker Prize 2016
National Non-Fiction November is the Federation of Children’s Book Groups’ annual celebration of all things factual, with the whole month now being a celebration of all those readers, authors and illustrators who have a passion for information and facts. For 2016 they are encouraging you and your reading group to create your own non-fiction books.… Continue reading National Non-Fiction November 2016
Celebrate your best loved books this Love to Read Weekend! In this busy world, it’s not often we get the time to stop and reflect, well for Love to Read weekend on 5th & 6th November, we’re giving you the opportunity to share with us your favourite books. Share a photo of you and your… Continue reading #LoveToRead
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
The biggest digital inclusion campaign in the UK is back for 2016, and Hampshire Libraries is offering you FREE one-to-one computer sessions with our knowledgeable tutors and volunteers all week from 17 to 23 October. Get Online Week will see thousands of events take place in communities all across the country, showing people how the… Continue reading Get Online Week