Leonard Cyril Deighton was born in London in 1929. His publications have included cookery books, history and military history, but he is best known for his spy novels.
Poetry comes in all different shapes and sizes. From flowery language mixed with rhyme and rhythm, to plain speaking pages that confess something profound (and everything in between). Discover your favourite kind of poetry with these varied recommendations to get you started.
For more than 100 years trains have been built in Eastleigh! We want
you to jump forward in time and tell us what sort of trains will be built
in Eastleigh 100 years in the future!
Recently on the Love Your Library podcast we sat down with Patricia and Pauline from The Amplify Project, a podcast that puts the spotlight on Black writers for the stage, page and screen. Through a series of intimate interviews, the podcast puts Black British writers front and centre to explore their work, experiences, and inspiration
Find out what it’s like to work behind the bookshelves, how libraries become a part of the community, and what three novels Libby would take with her to space.
What are you up to this half term? Don't forget there is so much going on in Hampshire Libraries. Take a look at a selection of our events.
We caught up with one of Hampshire Libraries Area Managers, Liz, to find out how she came to work with the libraries, her time as a children’s librarian, and her top picks for younger readers. How did you come to work at Hampshire Libraries? I’ve always worked in libraries. When I left school, I started… Continue reading Behind the bookshelves with an Area Manager
Hello there! My name is Jordan. I’m currently a Library Assistant at Winchester Library and today I’m guest-writing for the blog to talk to you about LGBT+ History Month.
Jordan Cleary from Winchester Library tells us about his favourite YA books, LGBTQ+ stories, and the importance of representation in our reading.
Honest autobiographies, elegant crime fiction, and Disability History Month. We caught up with Library Manager Sam Peters to hear about the books that are most important to her.