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Your local library offers a year-round schedule of events and classes. People of all levels of experience are invited to get involved and learn new skills.

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From free courses and live music to equipment hire and special access services - find out what your local library can do for you.

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Download audiobooks, access census records or prepare for your next big exam with our growing range of digital resources.

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Hampshire's library service is one of the biggest in the country. Take a look at our strategy, stock policy, vision and key statistics.

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Library volunteering for summer reading challenge

Volunteering with Hampshire's library service is the perfect opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills and make a genuine contribution towards your local community.

Our volunteers work in all areas of the service, delivering events, helping customers and collaborating with library staff to improve the customer experience. Press the button below to find out more.

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