- Hampshire Library Service is responsible for all public library spaces and Discovery Centres owned by Hampshire County Council. With nearly 50 branches, the venues offer a range of buildings and facilities, and the potential for many different events, courses, workshops and exhibitions. Winchester Discovery Centre is part of a new generation of libraries, run by Hampshire County Council. It houses a public library, two galleries, a performance hall, cafe and learning spaces. The Centre hosts events throughout the day and evening, with a licenced bar and professional performance and technical areas. Basingstoke Discovery Centre also contains a public library, café and an exhibition space and also hireable Community Room, Business Room, Meeting Room and Interview Room. Gosport Discovery Centre contains a public library, café and exhibition space plus a Conference Room, IT Learning Suite, Small Meeting Room.
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