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Live Smart for a Healthy Heart

Celebrating Heart Health Month! Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the UK’s single biggest killer. The British Heart Foundation has been pursuing the ‘fight for every heartbeat’ for over 50 years, conducting leading research and using the findings to help understand … Continue reading

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From Me to You

Workshop @ Jubilee Library – 1st February 2018 Can you remember the last time you wrote a letter? Not an email, a Facebook message, or a text, but a handwritten letter..? Well, there’s no better time than now to pick … Continue reading

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Time to Talk

Time to Talk Day is an annual event, started by the Time to Change charity in 2014. It’s a growing movement challenging common stereotypes and discrimination surrounding mental illness. Despite mental health issues being so common in the UK, affecting … Continue reading

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Men’s Health Awareness Month 2017

November is here and it’s time to focus on men’s health! Many people now know November as ‘Movember’, a month in which people around the world are encouraged to grow a moustache over the next 30 days! The aim of … Continue reading

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Brighton Pride 2017

Each year, for one weekend in August, our already unique and vibrant city gets brighter, louder and even more extraordinary than usual. This is of course, due to the annual LGBT Pride celebrations and as you are probably already aware, … Continue reading

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Animal Agents! Summer Reading Challenge 2017

Our Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays. Saturday 15th July sees this year’s launch across Brighton & Hove Libraries.  Kids are encouraged to sign up at their local library to collect special prizes for reading … Continue reading

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Volunteer Week

Our wonderful volunteers enjoyed tea and cakes made by Library Officer Nick to celebrate Volunteer Week. Our volunteers help with a variety of tasks, putting books back on the shelves and keeping libraries tidy, creating displays and helping library users … Continue reading

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Let’s Explore Outdoors: National Bookstart Week!

It’s June! The sun is shining! It’s National Bookstart Week! The chosen book for this year is ‘Everybunny dance!’ written and illustrated by Emily Sandall.  A tale of a blossoming friendship between a warren of musical bunnies and a friendly … Continue reading

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Diabetes Awareness Week

Just as we predicted in our previous post, May was indeed a very busy month, and things aren’t slowing down!  There’s lots going on during June and next week we’re focusing on diabetes, in support of Diabetes Awareness Week. Over … Continue reading

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May is a busy month! Mental Health Awareness Week and Dementia Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week 2017, 8th – 14th May This year the focus is on good mental health and questioning whether people are surviving or thriving when it comes to their mental wellbeing.  Instead of just getting by and ‘surviving’ with … Continue reading

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