Easter Public Holidays 2019

All of our libraries will close for the public holiday weekend on Friday 19 April 2019 and will re-open on Tuesday 23 April 2019. If you need to renew library items you can do so on our online catalogue. Please note: your library card number and PIN will be required. Don’t forget, even when the library is closed […]

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2019 Wellcome Book Prize

The Wellcome Book Prize is an annual award, open to new works of fiction or non-fiction. The prize celebrates the best new books that illuminate the many ways that health, medicine and illness touch our lives. The winner will be revealed on Wednesday 1 May 2019. Whether you’re reading any of the books yourself or […]

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World Theatre Day

Theatre has been a popular form of entertainment since ancient times, and despite competition from cinema, still thrives. Here are just a few of the books we have relating to the theatrical world, and some play scripts. Keeping on Keeping On by Alan Bennett ‘I seem to have banged on this year rather more than […]

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The Great Escape Anniversary

The 24 March 2019 sees the 75th anniversary of the Great Escape – the night in 1944 when nearly eighty Allied prisoners-of-war broke out of Stalag Luft III, a top security German POW camp. The story was immortalised in the movie starring Steve McQueen & Richard Attenborough which celebrated the heroism of the escapees. Many […]

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Earth Hour Events in our Libraries

Earth Hour Bookbug Session at Symington Library Thursday 21 March, 1.30pm Suitable for ages 0-4 years. Drop in. Join us for a special Earth Hour themed Bookbug session at Symington Library. Come along in your pyjamas – bring a torch! Symington Library, 15 Brewlands Road, Symington KA1 5QZ  T: 01563 830 066 Pyjama Storytime at […]

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