Libraries news

How artefacts tell the story of Hartlepool’s Bombardment

Published on Tuesday, 2nd July 2019

Short historical events seldom leave much material evidence of their passing, but battlefields are an exception, as will be revealed in a fascinating talk in Hartlepool next week.

  • Blast off for children’s reading challenge

    Published on Wednesday, 26th June 2019

    There’s fun with a space age theme in store for Hartlepool youngsters in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge at the town’s community hubs and libraries.

  • Discover the magic of reading as a family

    Published on Monday, 20th May 2019

    Families in Hartlepool are invited to some free fun events next month at their local library or Community Hub to encourage them to read together with their children.

  • Half term fun for youngsters

    Published on Monday, 13th May 2019

    There are lots of great activities lined up at Hartlepool’s libraries and Community Hubs to keep youngsters happy this half term.

  • Easter library fun for youngsters

    Published on Monday, 25th March 2019

    There’s lots of fun in store at Hartlepool’s libraries and community hubs to keep youngsters happy this Easter.

  • A look back at disasters in the docks

    Published on Monday, 4th March 2019

    The misfortunes which have beset Hartlepool’s docks over the decades will be recalled in a special event later this week.

  • Half term library fun for children

    Published on Monday, 11th February 2019

    A War Horse craft session, making a garden bird feeder and stories and rhymes sessions are among the activities lined up by Hartlepool’s libraries to keep youngsters happy over the half term holidays.

  • Half term Halloween fun

    Published on Thursday, 11th October 2018

    With Halloween fast approaching, there’s a spooky theme to some of the activities which Hartlepool’s libraries and community hubs have lined up to keep youngsters happy over the half term holidays.

  • Laughs galore as poet John Hegley heads to Hartlepool

    Published on Friday, 28th September 2018

    There’s a big treat in store for poetry and comedy fans alike when the famously eccentric and very funny John Hegley drops into Hartlepool for two very special events as part of his national tour.

  • Reading champs receive their reward

    Published on Thursday, 30th August 2018

    Young bookworms in Hartlepool have been receiving special praise after reaching a personal reading milestone.

  • Budding young authors receive their rewards

    Published on Tuesday, 17th July 2018

    Children in Hartlepool have shown outstanding talent in a townwide competition for budding young authors.

  • A summer of Beano fun at Hartlepool's libraries

    Published on Thursday, 12th July 2018

    There's lots of fun in store for Hartlepool youngsters in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge at the town’s community hubs and libraries.

  • Tees book festival returns to Hartlepool

    Published on Wednesday, 6th June 2018

    There are some great events for book lovers and writing fans in Hartlepool over the next couple of weeks as part of the 2018 Crossing The Tees Book Festival.

  • The Big Read returns to Hartlepool

    Published on Friday, 25th May 2018

    The biggest celebration of crime writing in the world, The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, is coming to Hartlepool’s Community Hub Central on Friday 8 June with its annual Big Read.

  • Half term library fun for youngsters

    Published on Monday, 14th May 2018

    There are lots of great activities lined up at Hartlepool’s libraries to keep youngsters happy this half term.

  • Easter library fun for youngsters

    Published on Monday, 19th March 2018

    THERE’S lots of fun in store at Hartlepool’s libraries to keep youngsters happy this Easter.

  • Open a new chapter with junior reading group

    Published on Thursday, 8th March 2018

    YOUNG booklovers in Hartlepool who are looking for something to do on a Saturday morning now have the ideal choice.

  • Library closures

    Published on Thursday, 1st March 2018

    DUE to the severe weather conditions, this page will be updated as and when our Community Hubs and libraries inform us of early closures and late openings.

  • Half term library fun for youngsters

    Published on Monday, 5th February 2018

    CHINESE New Year craft sessions, a space activity morning and painting ceramics are among the activities which Hartlepool’s libraries have lined up to keep youngsters happy over the half term holidays

  • Relive the restoration of Hartlepool’s Municipal Buildings through photo collection

    Published on Thursday, 27th July 2017

    A HARTLEPOOL architect has presented two photo albums documenting the historic restoration of the town’s former Municipal Buildings to the Mayor of Hartlepool.

  • Uncover your family history in Hartlepool

    Published on Tuesday, 30th May 2017

    PEOPLE in Hartlepool with an interest in tracing their family history are being encouraged to sign up for a new course at the town’s Central Library.

  • Sporting event at Central Library

    Published on Monday, 8th May 2017

    PEOPLE across Hartlepool have the opportunity to hear about the career of a retired cricketer next week (Thursday 18 May).