Category Archives: Children & Families

Winter Warmers At Whitehawk Library

As part of the Due East Neighbourhood Councils Winter Warmers activities, these are the events being held at Whitehawk Library. Whitehawk Library – All activities Free Tuesday 12th January 11.00am-12.45pm Chat to the Nutritionists from The Food Partnership Brave the … Continue reading

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Special Christmas Sale

    I wanted to let you know about our special sale of framed prints, postcards and Christmas cards, using images taken from our rare book collections. It will be taking place this Saturday, 12th December, 10.00-5.00, in the Foyer of Jubilee Library. … Continue reading

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Carols and Curious V

Come and join us at Hove Library on the 15th December when St Andrew’s school choir will be singing a selection of popular Christmas Carols. There is still time to see the CURIOUS V Rare Books & Special Collections Exhibition. This is … Continue reading

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The Experience Of Three Summer Reading Challenge Young Volunteers

Alfie: ‘Volunteering here at Jubilee Library has been absolutely amazing, fantastic and fabulous this summer! I highly recommend it to anyone who is stuck for things to do in their summer holidays! J’ Ellis: ‘I’ve loved to volunteer over the summer: … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge Blog Post By Olivia

What’s it all about? The Summer Reading Challenge is a project set up by The Reading Agency which was set up in 1999 to encourage children to read over the summer holidays. It is aimed at children aged 4 – … Continue reading

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Carlos’ 5 favourite World Records

Hello, Carlos here. My first blog post as a volunteer last year was a top 5; I decided to continue the tradition. This year, I am talking about my personal favourite world records. Some of you can even read about … Continue reading

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Hello All! The Challenge Has Begun

School’s out for summer and it is time to get involved with the event of the year: The Summer Reading Challenge. At Jubilee Library alone over 255 children signed up in the first week of its launch. But what were … Continue reading

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How Is Summer Reading Different To Winter Reading?

How is summer reading different to winter reading? I’m not sure. The danger of dropping your book in the pool? Getting sand between the pages? Smudging the print with sweaty fingertips? Falling asleep to find a book-shaped tan mark across … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

What does summer reading mean to me? Well, I instantly think of a long, hot summer afternoon, where I’d ideally be stretched out on my hammock, a book firmly planted in my hand, the sun stroking my face and my … Continue reading

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The 2015 Summer Reading Challenge Launch Is This Saturday!

There’s nothing like the long hot days of summer. A whole six weeks to do whatever you want without interruption. That means you get to read whatever you like, for as long as you like. If the weather’s good, you … Continue reading

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