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Angels in Our City

On Saturday 3rd November, the awards ceremony for the Angels in Our City competition took place in Jubilee Library. The competition to create an angel, either an image or a piece of writing, to represent Brighton & Hove in all … Continue reading

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Visitors from Sweden

During October 2018, a group of women from Sweden visited Brighton & Hove to find out more about how we help newcomers to the city to integrate into our community. The Swedish organisations represented were: SV (Studieforbundet Vuxenskolan,https://www.sv.se/en/this-is-sv )  SV was founded in … Continue reading

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Your Face In This Space! Exciting new art commission at Hove library…

The recent refurbishment at Hove library left the newly painted walls of the Children’s section crying out for a new artwork. We have an exciting project happening this November: illustrator and ex-Laureate Chris Riddell is obliging us with a brand … Continue reading

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Libraries Week and World Mental Health Day 2018

Next week (8th-14th Oct) is a busy week in the world of Brighton and Hove libraries, as we celebrate Libraries Week and World Mental Health Day! This year the themes interlink, covering both wellbeing and mental health – with a … Continue reading

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Silver Arts Award photography – My Jubilee Library exhibition

By Evie Harnden At the moment I am doing my Silver Arts Award, part of the criteria is arts leadership, which is why I had an exhibition at Jubilee Library. I chose 10 photos to be on the wall of … Continue reading

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A young Volunteer writes – British Comics blog 15 08 2018

Hello Everyone, Carlos here. In celebration of the Beano theme this year, I thought I’d highlight some of the most interesting British comics to have been released in recent years.     6. Corpse Talk by Adam Murphy- Serialised in … Continue reading

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Lorraine Bowen visits Jubilee Library

Jubilee Library was delighted to welcome Lorraine Bowen last weekend for a perky reading from her new book The Crumble Lady and some great live music. It was a really well attended event and an interactive experience – good fun … Continue reading

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Official Launch of the Illuminate Tapestry

The launch of the Illuminate tapestry, created by the Network of International Women of Brighton & Hove, took place on Saturday 23rd June. The film of the making of the tapestry was presented by  Councillor Alex Phillips, the Deputy Mayor. … Continue reading

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Volunteer Week 2018

The first week of June was Volunteers’ Week! It was a chance for us to celebrate the work our volunteers do and the invaluable service they help us provide in the community. We held activities throughout the week to celebrate … Continue reading

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A library volunteer shares her story…

I applied to be a library volunteer in January 2017 and began volunteering at Portslade (my local library) in April 2017. I have always been an avid reader and writer and as such have enormous respect for environments that devote … Continue reading

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