So 2017 draws to a close and at Hampshire Libraries we close our doors for the year. And what a fantastically varied and successful year we've had across the service and our 48 library branches! Here is just a selection of highlights from across the last 12 months... Summer Reading Challenge 2017 The theme this… Continue reading A Celebration of 2017 at Hampshire Libraries!
What better time to brush up on an old hobby or gain a completely new one than the new year? Join us this new year for all the great courses taking place across Hampshire Libraries, from guitar for beginners to Tai Chi - there is lots to choose from! Arts and crafts An introduction to digital… Continue reading Hobbies for 2018
2018 is fast approaching and it's time to get excited for another year of reading! Below we have listed some great reads for children, teenagers and teen plus. You can reserve your copy online or in branch with help from a member of staff. Make sure to check out our 2018 recommended reads for adults. Young Children… Continue reading 2018 Booklist for Children and Teenagers
As 2018 approaches so does another year of wonderful reading! We have 10 reads for 2018 that you don't want to miss out on - You can reserve your copy online or in branch with help from a member of staff. Ambulance girls under fire, Deborah Burrows Celia Ashton has driven ambulances throughout the Blitz… Continue reading Recommended Reads for 2018
Join us for A Very Makery Christmas and see what you can do when you Meet – Design – Create We have lots to offer this Christmas Holidays at Fareham Makery with these Christmas themed sessions: After School Club Christmas Digital Storytelling - Ages 6+ Want to create your own Christmas Tale? Come along and… Continue reading A Very Makery Christmas
We're excited to present the brand new Hampshire libraries Winter Reading Challenge! What better way to keep warm this Winter than by curling up with a book? Just read four in four weeks and complete the Challenge this Winter! It’s easy: 1. List the books you read in your book record 2. Give your books… Continue reading The Winter Reading Challenge 2017!
Acclaimed biographer Claire Tomalin is coming to Winchester for an evening talk in January, in celebration of her brand new book 'A Life of My Own'. Winchester Guildhall welcomes the writer for an evening in conversation with John Miller, in aid of local charity Home Start Winchester. Claire is an expert at exploring the life… Continue reading Claire Tomalin Coming to Winchester
The final weekend of November saw the celebration of Winchester Discovery Centre's 10th anniversary, a weekend bursting with activity and an opportunity to reflect on the 10 years since Winchester Library was refurbished and reopened to huge success. On Tuesday 27th November 2007, Winchester Discovery Centre staff opened their doors for the first time. Five million visitors, three… Continue reading 10 Years of Winchester Discovery Centre: A Celebration
We are proud to announce that this Christmas period a selection of Hampshire Library branches will become collection points for local food banks and charities. The Food Banks campaign was initially chosen by library branch staff as a feature of the libraries' annual campaign plan. As Christmas is a time of highest demand and potential for… Continue reading Christmas Charity Collections in Hampshire Libraries