NORMAL OPENING HOURS
Tuesdays 09.30 – 12.30, Thursdays 1.30 – 4.00.
Saturdays 10.00 – 4.00.
Tel: 01983 740446 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
Health Walks fortnightly. 1.30pm start from the Library.
Brighstone Library Address:
Brighstone Community Library
New phone number 740446
Normal Opening Times:
Tuesday: 9.30 am – 12.30 pm
Thursday: 1.30 pm – 4.00 pm
Saturday: 10.00 am – 4.00pm
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*
* Charges apply for these Services