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Silver Arts Award photography – My Jubilee Library exhibition

By Evie Harnden At the moment I am doing my Silver Arts Award, part of the criteria is arts leadership, which is why I had an exhibition at Jubilee Library. I chose 10 photos to be on the wall of … Continue reading

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A young Volunteer writes – British Comics blog 15 08 2018

Hello Everyone, Carlos here. In celebration of the Beano theme this year, I thought I’d highlight some of the most interesting British comics to have been released in recent years.     6. Corpse Talk by Adam Murphy- Serialised in … Continue reading

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Lorraine Bowen visits Jubilee Library

Jubilee Library was delighted to welcome Lorraine Bowen last weekend for a perky reading from her new book The Crumble Lady and some great live music. It was a really well attended event and an interactive experience – good fun … Continue reading

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Official Launch of the Illuminate Tapestry

The launch of the Illuminate tapestry, created by the Network of International Women of Brighton & Hove, took place on Saturday 23rd June. The film of the making of the tapestry was presented by  Councillor Alex Phillips, the Deputy Mayor. … Continue reading

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Volunteer Week 2018

The first week of June was Volunteers’ Week! It was a chance for us to celebrate the work our volunteers do and the invaluable service they help us provide in the community. We held activities throughout the week to celebrate … Continue reading

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A library volunteer shares her story…

I applied to be a library volunteer in January 2017 and began volunteering at Portslade (my local library) in April 2017. I have always been an avid reader and writer and as such have enormous respect for environments that devote … Continue reading

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Carers – this week we celebrate you!

Over 6.5 million people in the UK are carers. Every day around 6,000 people in the UK will start looking after someone close to them, unpaid. This may be a family member, friend, or neighbour and could involve tasks such … Continue reading

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Borrowbox – a young user’s experience

“I love using Borrowbox – its easy intuitive design makes it easy to find your title.  I enjoy listening to the Alex Rider eAudiobooks on Borrowbox, the narrators voice brings the story alive. Audiobooks are a great way to multi-task … Continue reading

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Rent A Bridesmaid by Jacqueline Wilson

A Book Binder review Jacqueline Wilson has now written over 100 books and I’ve loved every one I’ve read (over 40)! In this one, Tilly desperately wants to be a bridesmaid but no-one she knows is getting married, so she … Continue reading

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PRESENTING… The Book Binder, Brighton & Hove Libraries’ Young Reviewer

REVIEW: Being Miss Nobody by Tamsin Winter (a story about speaking out from a girl who can’t) A story about a girl who won’t speak to anyone except her family, this is a sad book. Rosalind has to go to … Continue reading

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