LIBRARY 

NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Tuesdays 09.30 – 12.30, Thursdays 1.30 – 4.00.

Saturdays 10.00 – 4.00.

Tel: 01983 740446 or email brighstonecommunitylibrary@hotmail.co.uk

OPENING HOURS FOR BRIGHSTONE CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL

Thursday 6th December    1.30- 4.00
Friday 7th December         10.00 - 4.00
Saturday 8th December    10.00 - 4.00
Sunday 9th December       10.00 - 4.00

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR HOLIDAY CLOSURES

Closing Thursday 20th December 2018 at 4.00pm  
Re-opening Thursday 3rd January 2019 at 1.30pm

News from Brighstone Community Library – YOUR LIBRARY

We are a mine of Information.

Did you know that we have several folders in the library for you to peruse giving information about events and services across the Island and in Brighstone. We also have many helpful leaflets if you are in need of assistance on a variety of topics, as well as information on The National Trust.

Craft Books.

We have a good selections of craft book in the library available to borrow, could be useful with the Festive Season approaching.

Not a member of the library?

Joining is very simple, just pop in and we will issue you with your card, which means you can borrow books for any library on the Is-land, we are also able to reserve books from other libraries for you to collect in Brighstone.

New Volunteers.

New volunteers are always very welcome, just pop in and ask for further information. Full training is given.

Brighstone Village book – The updated Brighstone Village book is on sale in the library. Cost £12.00.

The Brighstone Roll of Honour book – provides details of all the heroes from Brighstone in WWI. Cost £5.00

Both make ideal gifts or souvenirs.

Second hand books

We have a good selection of second hand books for sale – paperbacks 50p, hard-backs £1.00. Donations of books in good condition are always welcome, these are a vital part of our fundraising to keep the library open. We also have Jigsaw puzzles for sale and to borrow.

 

CHILDREN’S MINI CHRISTMAS TREE COMPETITION 2018

We will be once again holding our popular MiniTree Competition open to children of all ages.

Trees will be available in the Library from Tuesday 6th November, priced £2.50.

Join in and contribute to this year’s Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival.

Simply take your tree home, choose a theme of your own,

e.g. your favourite book, hobby or colour theme.

(no electric lights or food items).

Decorate your tree then return it to the library by Tuesday 4th December,

in time to go on display in the library during the Tree Festival.

Prizes for the winners.

 

DISPLAYS

Some of our talented volunteers create attractive and topical displays – feel free to come in to take a look at the latest.

As we benefit from being privileged to use this beautiful National Trust building, the current display features the work and history of the National Trust.  

 

 

 

INFORMATION

There are several folders holding information about events and services happening in Brighstone and across the Island, as well as helpful leaflets if you need assistance on a variety of topics.

Don’t forget you can now also download e-books and e-magazines via the IOW Library service website – pop in for details.  If you have a tablet, this is a great way to download items to take on the move. 

We also hold jigsaw puzzles to borrow free of charge, or to buy for £1.50.

We are always happy to receive good quality paperback books, which are sold to help with our on-going fundraising. However, as storage space is limited, regretfully we cannot accept box loads of donations at any one time.

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is available so feel free to bring your own devices to wirelessly connect to the Internet.

MISSION TO SEAFARERS

There are knitting patterns in the library if you would like to participate in knitting for the Seafarers Mission. Imagine getting on a ship in summer in the Philippines, dressed in shorts and t-shirts.  You might find yourself transiting freezing Arctic waters with only your overalls to keep you warm. The Seafarers Mission distribute warm items to help out in this situation. Linda East is the liaison for the knitting.

GENERAL

Health Walks fortnightly. 1.30pm start from the Library.

Brighstone Library Address:
Brighstone Community Library
North Street
Brighstone
PO30 4AX

New phone number 740446
brighstonecommunitylibrary@hotmail.co.uk

Normal Opening Times:
Monday:  CLOSED
Tuesday:   9.30 am – 12.30 pm
Thursday: 1.30 pm –  4.00 pm
Friday:    CLOSED
Saturday: 10.00 am – 4.00pm
Sunday:   CLOSED

Among the Services available in our library are:

Books                               Reference Collection
Cassettes/CDs*              Local Studies Collection
Large Print                     Children’s Area
Reading Groups            Reservations*
Computing                     Second Hand Books for Sale
Printing *                       Laminating*
Photocopying*              

 *  Charges apply for these Services

 

 

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