Harry Potter Book Night is back for 2021 and Hampshire Libraries are celebrating in style! Join us on Thursday 24 June, either in person at Winchester Discovery Centre or via zoom, for a spellbinding FREE quiz evening for all ages.
With many of us are struggling with mental wellbeing during these tough times, we’re eager to make sure your local library is a valuable source of support, information and guidance. There is a growing amount of evidence about the value of reading to support health and wellbeing. In addition we believe people feel libraries are… Continue reading Reading Well; using the power of reading to support mental health
This week 30 million children will receive a token to spend on a special book as part of World Book Day. World Book Day changes lives through a love of books and shared reading. Reading for pleasure is the single biggest indicator of a child’s future success – more than their family circumstances, their parents’ educational… Continue reading World Book Day 2021
With the circumstances of the past year making many of us feel out of control and helpless supporting children and young people to express themselves feels more important than ever. Parents and carers play an important role in a child’s mental health, but there are simple things you can do to help your child express their feelings, including listening carefully… Continue reading Children’s Mental Health Week 2021