Exhibitions and info events at Jubilee Library
2 - 21 September, Your Hospital
A People’s History of the Royal Sussex County Hospital from 1828 Celebrating the people of the NHS, and over 190 years of local History. The exhibition will be the end celebration of a two year project to research, record and interpret the extensive Social History of the Royal Sussex County Hospital: from its origins as a community funded Voluntary Hospital to public NHS Acute Hospital today. In the Foyer.
20 - 30 September, Banned Books: Silencing the Doves of Peace
To mark UN World Peace Day (21 September) and Banned Books Week (22-28 September) Euro Mernet will display cover images and short definitions of banned books through history – many of the books had promoted universal peace, nonviolence, equality and civil liberties in society. The 40 images on display will include inspirational and motivational quotes from the authors of the banned books. On the Ground Floor and Upper Floor.
30 September - 5 Octobe,r Brighton Early Music Festival
Posters, brochures and leaflets advertising the theme and events for the Brighton Early Music Festival 2019. In the Foyer
Exhibitions in the Tony Miller Reading Room
Thursday 1 August
Honouring the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, a display of lunar wonders from our Rare Books & Special Collections. Includes books, illustrations from the spheres of art and astronomy. In the display cabinet outside the Tony Miller Reading Room, Upper Floor
Saturday 4th May – Monday 30th September Folk Tales from Around the World A new display of books and prints from our Rare Books and Special Collections in the Tony Miller Reading Room. Featuring folk tales from a variety of countries, with many book illustrations from the Golden Age of Illustration. Highlights include illustrations by Arthur Rackham, prints by Hokusai and an early edition of Grimms’ fairy tales. (Please note that the Reading Room is sometimes booked for private meetings, so do call ahead if you are making a special trip.)
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