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Volunteer Week

Our wonderful volunteers enjoyed tea and cakes made by Library Officer Nick to celebrate Volunteer Week. Our volunteers help with a variety of tasks, putting books back on the shelves and keeping libraries tidy, creating displays and helping library users … Continue reading

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Let’s Explore Outdoors: National Bookstart Week!

It’s June! The sun is shining! It’s National Bookstart Week! The chosen book for this year is ‘Everybunny dance!’ written and illustrated by Emily Sandall.  A tale of a blossoming friendship between a warren of musical bunnies and a friendly … Continue reading

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Diabetes Awareness Week

Just as we predicted in our previous post, May was indeed a very busy month, and things aren’t slowing down!  There’s lots going on during June and next week we’re focusing on diabetes, in support of Diabetes Awareness Week. Over … Continue reading

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Baelie’s review – ‘Optimism for Difficult Times’ (Brighton Festival 2017)

Brighton Festival kindly gave our Reading Hack Young Volunteers some Pay it Forward tickets to attend a YA author panel this month called ‘Optimism for Difficult Times’. Here’s Baelie’s write-up of what was a really interesting and funny evening with … Continue reading

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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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