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Cost of living support

With the rise in the cost of living it can be hard to know where to turn to. We can help you get the information you need or just provide a warm space for you and your family.

We are open for everyone, even if you are not a member.

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Reminiscence resources

East Sussex Libraries have Reminiscence Resources to loan

Typically, a person with dementia is more able to recall things from many years ago than recent memories, so reminiscence materials - books, puzzles, games, memorabilia and more - can help.

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LGBTQ+ spotlight


LGBTQ+ Pride shouldn't be a one-month thing! These books by LGBTQ+ writers, as well as fantastic reads with characters who identify as part of the rainbow of identities the acronym encompasses, show us that our literary worlds can (and should!) be as diverse as the one we live in.

East Sussex Children's Book Award

East Sussex Children's Book Award

The East Sussex Children’s Book Award is enjoyed by children aged 8 – 11 years, but everyone - teachers, parents, grandparents, carers and book lovers can take part! It focuses on new or less established children’s authors. Read the shortlist and vote for your favourite in May! Winner announced in June.

Back History Black Voices spotlight

Black History Black Voices

Read some of the best fiction and nonfiction by Black authors, from literary fiction and personal memoirs to comic books and Afro-Futurism!

East Sussex Local and comunity history

Local and Community History

Now might be a good time to research your family tree or find out more about your house or street through time.

We have fabulous Local History resources to help you get started, and volunteers to guide you.

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