Libraries Week – Let’s get Digital!

7 - 12 October 2019 This year's theme is about celebrating libraries in a digital world by getting creative, getting connected and learning new skills. We want to show how libraries are engaging communities through technology, building digital skills, confidence, encouraging digital participation, inclusion, support, health, wellbeing & education. What digital offers are available to… Continue reading Libraries Week – Let’s get Digital!

Makery on the Move – Summer 2019

The Makery is on the move this summer - coming to 25 of our libraries throughout the summer! Bringing with them two robotics sessions and a digital animation session for children age 8-13, each session is two hours long and tickets are £8 a child. Tickets can be bought from the library directly or online by following… Continue reading Makery on the Move – Summer 2019

The Makery on the move this Easter Holidays!

This Easter Holidays, join the Makery on tour one of five selected libraries! There will be some exciting stop motion animation workshops for children age 8-11! They will get the chance to create digital stories using fun characters and effects, putting their imagination and creativity to the test whilst learning new skills and making friends. To book… Continue reading The Makery on the move this Easter Holidays!

Free Week: Half-Term at The Makery

It's half-term in Hampshire schools and the Fareham and Fleet Makery spaces are full of free and fun sessions and workshops between 10 and 17 February.   If you haven't visited yet, The Makery is a flexible digital space full of kit to explore coding, electronics and the world of micro computers, 3D printing, and more! We've packed the… Continue reading Free Week: Half-Term at The Makery

A Celebration of 2017 at Hampshire Libraries!

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!

A Very Makery Christmas

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

New Makery Timetable!

The programme is really starting to come together at the 2 Makery sites, with a combination of open sessions and tutor-led sessions on a range of technical skills and equipment use.  But first: a recap! The Makery is a flexible digital space which has been equipped with high specification equipment. The Makery was created for technical enthusiasts… Continue reading New Makery Timetable!

Make:Shift:Do at The Makery Spaces!

Make:Shift:Do with the Crafts Council On Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October we celebrated the best of what The Makery can offer: fun, creative and challenging learning experiences! These events were in partnership with the Crafts Council  We hosted a free family-oriented Crumble kit computing session at The Fareham Makery, which allowed families to work together… Continue reading Make:Shift:Do at The Makery Spaces!

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!

Winchester Science Festival 2017

Winchester Discovery Centre hosted Winchester Science Festival over the weekend, the working project of the not-for-profit organisation Winchester Science Foundation. Over three days people of all ages interacted with fun science demonstrations, information stands and a varied programme of science talks. Our libraries' fine selections of scientific books e-books and e-magazines had never been more popular! Now… Continue reading Winchester Science Festival 2017