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
Get ready for the ultimate big night in, where you and your friends can solve virtual puzzles and escape to freedom! Everything you need to host an escape room, and support Hampshire Libraries, is waiting for you in the link below. What do I need to do? Share this link with friends and family, make… Continue reading Hampshire Libraries Presents – The Wrong Door, a virtual escape room experience
The library is not the first place you would think of seeking support when it comes to domestic abuse, harassment, or female genital mutilation (FGM), we cannot take the place of trained professionals, but we can support those who are experiencing domestic abuse by providing the information and the resources they need in a safe environment. Living in an abusive household or being in an abusive relationship can be disempowering and… Continue reading Among the Shelves – Domestic Abuse
Spending the last few months learning about health and wellbeing has really changed my perspective on how interconnected our minds and bodies are. For instance, our state of mind directly effects how motivated we are to look after ourselves physically and, in turn, our physical health directly affects our state of mind.
This theme of this year's challenge is 'Reading Together' and we encourage your to get cosy inside and read, listen and enjoy some stories together. The challenge is for all ages, and with the prospect of a certificate for anyone who reads four books before 28 February, it's a great opportunity to encourage the whole… Continue reading Welcome to the Winter Reading Challenge 2021