Petersfield Library, Thursday 10 November - A History of the Great War - 2016 sees the Centenaries of both The Battle of Jutland and The Battle of the Somme, both battles having a major effect on the local community. This talk will examine the effect Jutland and the Somme had on the local area, with the stories of the men and women involved and a display of interesting artefacts - 7pm. Tickets are £5 available from the library, through the booking line on 01730 267806 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.
Waterlooville Library, Monday 14 November - Jack the Ripper: An illustrated talk with author and historian Rupert Matthews
Discover the truth behind the lurid tales and horrific murders that shocked Victorian London and have fascinated the world ever since. How did he kill? How many victims were there? Why he was never caught? Fully updated in light of recent revelations - 7pm. Tickets are £5 available at the library, through the booking line on 02392 252608 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop
Hayling Island Library, Thursday 1 December - Meet best-selling crime author Graham Hurley.
Join Graham, the best-selling author of the DI Joe Faraday series, as he talks about his books and writing experiences, followed by an author Q&A session and book signing 7pm. Tickets are £6 available from the library, through the booking line on 02392 461534 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop.
Waterlooville Library, Thursday 8 December -Talk Books: Library Christmas Quiz 2016 - Returning for it’s second year, join us for an entertaining evening of literary head scratchers, with a festive book-themed quiz! Please feel free to bring refreshments. Max 6 to a team - 7.30pm. Tickets are £3 available at the library, through the booking line on 02392 252608 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop.
Advanced booking for all library events is essential to avoid disappointment.