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Libraries in lockdown: What does community engagement look like?

Library staff are no strangers to a challenge. When it was announced in mid-March that library buildings would close for the foreseeable future, our brilliant colleague Gill sprang into action immediately and live streamed her scheduled Storytime via Facebook before … Continue reading

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Experiences of an American library volunteer

One of our brilliant library volunteers, Peter, took time out during this very difficult time to write the following piece sharing his own personal experience of volunteering for Brighton and Hove library services.  Read his touching and eloquent story below: … Continue reading

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National Storytelling Week 3rd – 10th Feb 2020

The Network of International Women meet every Wednesday morning at Jubilee Library. To celebrate National Storytelling Week, members of the Hangleton & Knoll Multicultural Women’s Group were invited to visit them. Monir came to talk about the project that the … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge themed top 10 books

Hello Everyone, Carlos here. With the Summer Reading Challenge theme being Space Chase, I have decided to look at the interstellar and cosmic books at the library.   10. Star Wars character encyclopedia by Simon Beecroft- Now with an updated … Continue reading

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Brighton Library Music Club talks 2019

Our latest music talk, Pink Floyd Brighton ’72, is now available to listen to on Mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/BHLibraries/julia-pink-floyd-roadie-in-conversation-with-francis-brighton-library-staff/ Hear the full interview with Julia Trangmar, who worked all of the Brighton 1972 shows (The first “Eclipse” Dark side of the Moon … Continue reading

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Hollingdean – Library Access Point Launch

On Thursday 1st August several members of library staff (and Spider-Man) headed over to Hollingdean Community Centre to launch the all new Library Access Point. Situated in one corner of the hall, this space is available for the community to … Continue reading

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Larry Levan’s Paradise Garage – 80’s New York Punk, Funk & Reggae

Once a month at Jubilee Library, there’s a free music talk – everyone is welcome!In Febuary, Francis gave a talk about the infamous Larry Levan and in case you missed it, he’s kindly given us the transcipt! Larry Levan & … Continue reading

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Refugee Week

Next week is Refugee week and there’s a full week of events happening at Jubilee library, from talks and workshops to children’s crafts and exhibitions!Here’s the programme of events: Find out more about refugee week events across the city here, … Continue reading

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Did you see us?

Once a month at Jubilee Library, there’s a free music talk – and the Hanover Directory was kind enough to print a piece on the talks & what’s coming up!

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Make Music Day – only 4 weeks to go!

21st June 2019 10am – 5pm at Jubilee & Hove libraries Make Music Day is the world’s largest annual music festival with FREE events in more than 800 cities across 120 countries. As part of the celebrations, both Jubilee & … Continue reading

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