World Book Night 2020

World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books that takes place on 23 April every year. Up and down the country, everyone from libraries, local businesses, health organisations and many more celebrate the difference that reading makes to people’s lives.World Book Night is run by The Reading Agency, a national charity that tackles… Continue reading World Book Night 2020

Reading Well on BorrowBox with Hampshire Libraries

Reading Well helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using helpful reading.The Reading Agency In these strange times, many of us might find ourselves fighting those inner demons, loneliness and fears. Below are a collection of books, for children, young people and adults. Books that can support and help you through the… Continue reading Reading Well on BorrowBox with Hampshire Libraries

Stress Awareness Month 2020

For stress awareness month we have put together three booklists offering different types of techniques and advice in how to cope and overcome stress. One list is for all adults, one is aimed at parents and carers and the third is for children and teens. The first step is always the hardest, but these books could help you take those… Continue reading Stress Awareness Month 2020

Naturally Mindful – Wellbeing with Nature

We invite you to seek wellbeing in nature by dipping into our new Naturally Mindful collection of 12 books that explore the benefits of spending time outdoors. This collection will help you find your way as you start to explore the many, myriad ways of relaxing in nature. Whether you’re keen to try Shinrin-yoku, better… Continue reading Naturally Mindful – Wellbeing with Nature

Digital Readers – March 2020

Due to technical difficulties we've had to change the book our online reading group will be reading/listening to in March. Sal by Mich Kitson will instead be April's book; as per the vote that took place in February. Because of this, the book that we will read/listen to in March is...

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020

2-8 March marks the week of eating disorders awareness 2020; a time when we fight the stereotypes and stigma around eating disorders. It's not just middle class, young, white woman and girls who can develop an eating disorder - it's something that can affect anyone and everyone no matter age, gender, ethnicity, background or sexuality. The stereotypes… Continue reading Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020