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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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City-wide drawing event during April: come and draw in Hove Museum!

As part of their current exhibition – Many Ways To Tell A Story – Fabula Collective are holding a drawing event during April, hosted by Hove Museum. All Brighton and Hove school children and any adults who would like to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jonny!!

Jonny Scachter has been working for Brighton and Hove libraries for over 15 years.  He does a fantastic job of organising our CD collection on a voluntary basis, making sure everything is where it should be.  A huge asset to the service, … Continue reading

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BBC’s Get Creative Weekend

Jubilee Library hosted a taster quilting session for the BBC’s Get Creative Weekend 7-9th April.  Get Creative is intended to celebrate everyday creativity and inspire everyone to have a go at doing something creative. Members of the Quilters’ Guild designed … Continue reading

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Storytime and Baby Boogie Drop-in Sessions at Hove Library

From 21st April Storytime at Hove Library will change from Wednesday to Friday afternoons.  Dates for drop-in sessions will be every 1st and 3rd Friday 2.30-2.45pm.  Baby Boogie music and rhymes for pre-school children will take place on 2nd and … Continue reading

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City Reads 2017 at Hove Library

Visit Hove Library and have a look at this year’s City Reads display, and grab a great read!  City Reads 2017 is celebrating “The Handsworth Times”, by British Asian writer Sharon Duggal until 14th May.  For further information visit your … Continue reading

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‘Into the Outside’ with Bethan Roberts and Allie Rogers

This upcoming free event is taking place at Jubilee Library: Bethan Roberts will be discussing her novel My Policeman, set in the Brighton underground gay scene of the 1950s.  Hear her talk about how she researched the book. http://bethanrobertswriter.co.uk/books/my-policeman/. Allie … Continue reading

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CELEBRATE BRIGHTON & HOVE LIBRARIES THIS WORLD BOOK DAY

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” – Albert Einstein World Book Day is a global celebration of reading that is well highlighted in every librarian’s calendar, and here at Brighton & … Continue reading

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Graphic Novels now on sale at Hove Library Book shop!

As the libraries are currently getting an influx of shiny new stock for our graphic novels collection, we are selling off some pre loved titles. Come and check out what we have on offer! Prices between £1.00-£2.00.

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Pssssst…..Jubilee Library Book Sale

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