Fun Palaces

Next weekend sees the arrival of the annual Fun Palaces weekend and will be transforming some of our branches throughout Saturday 7th October. The perfect time to warm up for Libraries Week! Fun Palaces is a movement campaigning for culture by, for and with all – with a firm belief that community belongs at the… Continue reading Fun Palaces

Winchester Discovery Centre’s 10th Anniversary

Every year more than 533,000 visitors pass through Winchester Discovery Centre’s doors, making it one of the city’s most visited destination. This year Winchester Discovery Centre celebrates its tenth birthday. From Saturday 25 November to Friday 1 December there’ll be a whole host of events to mark the anniversary – look out for updates for what’s going… Continue reading Winchester Discovery Centre’s 10th Anniversary

Libraries Week: Gemma Cairney

Libraries Week arrives on Monday 9th October and a huge highlight in Hampshire Libraries' celebrations  is the arrival of popular broadcaster and writer Gemma Cairney to Basingstoke Discovery Centre on Tuesday 10th October.   BBC Radio presenter, TV personality, journalist and teen ambassador Gemma Cairney OPENs up to talk about how magic and messed up life… Continue reading Libraries Week: Gemma Cairney

Christmas card competition

Do you have a talented artist in the family?  Now’s the chance for Hampshire children aged 4-11 to showcase their design skills!  Help Winchester Discovery Centre celebrate its 10th birthday this autumn by taking part in its children’s Christmas card competition.  The closing date is Sunday 5 November, so now is the time to sharpen… Continue reading Christmas card competition

National Coding Week

National Coding Week is an awareness week running from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd September, focusing on generating confidence in computers and technology. Children are part of a confident Digital Generation having grown up with the internet, smart phones and coding classes. However, many adults have missed out on the digital revolution and feel left… Continue reading National Coding Week

Welcome To The Makery!

Open sessions for a brand new learning experience are now available in Fareham and Fleet Libraries... The Makery is a flexible digital space which has been equipped with high specification equipment. The Makery was created for technical enthusiasts and amateurs alike to learn and develop new skills and experiment with creative digital concepts in a collaborative style using: Apple… Continue reading Welcome To The Makery!

World Alzheimer’s month

World Alzheimer's month is a campaign that takes place every September to raise more awareness of dementia. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia affecting up to 90% of people. Hampshire Library Service offer a range of materials and resources that can be loaned out to help improve and stimulate discussion and memory.… Continue reading World Alzheimer’s month