We have a huge online newspaper resource called Press Reader where you can find your favourite newspaper crossword and print it out, as well as reading the paper of course! You need to be a library member to access it but you can join online on our website.
If you need any help in using Press Reader, have a look at our eNewspapers helpsheet.
Maintaining activites for older adults in care homes - this publication has links to a wide range of resources to carer for all tastes.
Chichester Area Talking News - during the Coronavirus pandemic the fortnightly talking newspaper for the Chichester District is being produced online.
Enjoy drama? The National Theatre are streaming a play every Thursday.
There are still many resources you can access for your residents while they can't go out or have visitors. Have a look here for online crosswords and quizzes, photos, music, reminiscence, physical activities and much, much more!
We will add to this page as we find more resources so please keep checking!
Have a look at our fantasic West Sussex Past Pictures, over 13,000 images of West Sussex from the 1640s to the present day!
Or go further afield to the Johnston Collection, the work from three generations of Caithness photographs.
Have a search thorugh British Pathe news which has thousands of newsreels from over 100 years or look through the British Film Institute National Archive collection of film and television from the birth of cinema to today.
To access any of these resources from home, follow the link and where instructed enter your library card number.
The Enquiries Team are to help with any queries.
Ancestry is one of the most popular online resources aimed at family history researchers. The worldwide edition includes a wide range of records including census returns, birth, marriage and death records and passenger lists.
Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.
Illustrated London News is available to library members from home. It was the world’s first fully illustrated weekly newspaper. The publication presented a vivid picture of British and world events — including news of war, disaster, ceremonies, the arts, and science — with coverage in the first issue ranging from the Great Fire of Hamburg to Queen Victoria’s fancy dress ball at Buckingham Palace.
Times Digital Archive (TDA) is available to library members from home. It is an online archive of more than 200 years of The Times, covering 1785 - 2014.
Melody for the Mind are informal, relaxed, dementia-friendly singing groups which took place in four of our libraries when we were able to hold group activities. Whilst these activities are suspended, we thought we would bring some songs to you at home so that everyone can join in! Singing is known to help the memory and increase wellbeing so why not give it a go!
We have have some wonderful resources in our reminiscence collection and although libraries are not yet fully open, it is now possible to reserve these. Please see our Libraries Reopening page for further details.
Marks in Time - sheet music and images from the Marks and Spencer archives.
Nestle reminiscence pack - make your own reminiscence material from the resources on this page.