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Libraries Extra! Extra! Read All About It

Deep in the bowels of Library HQ, a cunning plan has been hatched to open libraries for longer, without the need for staff! Hi-tech automated door entry systems, enhanced library cards, security monitors, live audio feeds and help available at the … Continue reading

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Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize Book Review- By Portslade Library Book Group

Portslade Library book group was chosen to review ‘Mother Island’ by Bethan Roberts, which was one of the winners of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. For further details of other winners please follow the link. http://www.fictionuncovered.co.uk/ The book group at … Continue reading

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Do You Need Answers? Ask A Librarian

We are always looking for new ways to connect with and interact with our customers. You’ve always been able to come into the library in person to see a member of staff. You can phone us to chat and get … Continue reading

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Graphic Novels At Your Libraries

Have you Seen the latest Marvel movie, “Ant-Man”, yet? You can Hire the Avengers movie DVD’s (you didn’t know he was one of the original Avengers?!) and the original Ant-Man, Henry Pym and Avengers comics at the libraries. Speaking of … Continue reading

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Do You Know About Hove Libraries Book Shop?

At Hove Library we now have a bookshop, full of ex Library stock which ranges from crime novels to children’s DVD’s, A new feature of the shop is a Perspex cabinet with some of our more expensive and rare (but no … Continue reading

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Byrne Books At The Meltdown Festival!

David Byrne, the frontman of the band Talking Heads is bringing his own Library to the Meltdown festival this August in London, Byrne is the curator of the festival this year and is shipping his Library of 250 books to … 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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Have You Tried Our Mixcloud Page?

Did you know that Brighton and Hove Libraries have a Mixcloud page? Here you can find some fantastic mixes of the latest CD’s added to the Library catalogue by our resident DJ, Jah Schmitd. The latest mix to be added … Continue reading

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BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2015

Leading women unite to launch #ThisBookClub From the online to the traditional, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction is celebrating the diversity of modern day book clubs with the launch today of #ThisBookClub, a campaign that also showcases the myriad … Continue reading

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Movement, Dance And Choreography Workshops For Everyone

Have you ever wondered if you could change the world? Could your body and your movements be part of the answer? Libraries, South East Dance, New Writing South and Photoworks have been working with artists and communities from across Brighton … Continue reading

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