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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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Free eBooks and eAudiobooks with BorrowBox

  If you’ve previously delved into the world of free digital book lending via Brighton and Hove libraries, you may remember our old provider, Overdrive. We now subscribe to BorrowBox, which promises greater choice of ebooks and eAudiobooks for both adults … Continue reading

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City Reads 2018

This year’s City Reads selection is Sacred Country, by Rose Tremain.  The book has been described as moving, ground-breaking and ahead of its time, with its depiction of a transgendered life at the centre of the story.  Although the book … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2018 at Jubilee Library

For the past 2 or 3 months Jubilee Library has been hosting the Network of International Women on a Wednesday morning. Each week, women from all corners of the globe, who are now living in Brighton & Hove, settle down … Continue reading

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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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