The Crime Factor Live Tour 2016 at Ayr’s Carnegie Library

May 25, 2016

Crime Fest

Four crime writers in search of a plot

Join us for an evening of intrigue when four Scottish crime writers will be discussing and answering questions about all aspects of crime novels, including plotting, writing, plus general death and destruction.

Author Peter Burnett will chair the discussions and attempts to keep the hilarity and body count under control.

Thursday 16 June 2016, at 7.30pm 

To book your free place drop in to Ayr’s Carnegie Library or
Tel: 01292 286385

Around the world with Bookbug

May 18, 2016

This year’s Bookbug Week (16-22 May 2016) is celebrating ‘Around the world with Bookbug’ and we have been celebrating too!

On Monday and Tuesday our Bookbug sessions had an international theme to inspire children and adults alike to explore songs and rhymes from around the globe.

At Monday’s session we had lots of fun learning traditional Turkish songs and rhymes and sharing yummy treats.

On Tuesday, Bookbug shared songs and rhymes in French and scrummy madeleines. We also got creative with crafts. Where are we going to visit next…?

Author Theresa Talbot talks about her new book ‘Penance’ at Troon Library

May 17, 2016

Theresa Talbot Penance

Join us at Troon Library for an evening with Theresa Talbot as she talks about her debut – sociological crime novel ‘Penance’.

Wednesday 15 June 2016 at 7pm

Theresa is a freelance writer, journalist and radio presenter.  She is perhaps better known as the voice of Traffic and Travel on BBC Radio Scotland and as the host of The Beechgrove Potting Shed.

This is a free event, to book drop in to Troon Library, 5 South Beach, Troon or Tel: 01292 315352

Calling all book lovers

April 27, 2016


Prestwick Library’s book groups are proving so popular we’re hoping to set up a new one. If you love reading and chatting about books come along and join us! To find out more Tel: 01292 476769 or drop in to Prestwick Library.

Craft Daft at Tarbolton Library

April 20, 2016

Over the school holidays Tarbolton Library had free craft activities available for local children to drop in and get creative. The children had a brilliant time and put lots of effort in to making their Easter chick boxes. We think they’ve done a great job and thought you might like to see some photographs of all their hard work. Well done everyone!

Ian De Coster at Troon Library

April 15, 2016

Hand in Hand with Angels Ian De Coster

Ian De Coster is a former President of the Spiritualists’ National Union Healing Guild and author of ‘Hand In Hand With Angels: A Diary of a Spiritual Healer’.  He has given healing and lectures at venues throughout Scotland and featured in many articles by the national press, radio and Scottish Television about his work.

Wednesday 20 April at 7pm

This is a free event, but booking is essential.

Troon Library, 5 South Beach, Troon KA10 6EF  Tel: 01292 315352


Rock ‘n’ Role Models at Troon Library

April 14, 2016

Using books from the library as inspiration, and tips and techniques from Rock ‘n’ Role Models, this bunch of budding musicians created their very own songs at the recent Songbook sessions in the library.

An Introduction to Mindfulness at Symington Library

April 9, 2016


Come along to Symington Library to find out more about Mindfulness and the techniques that can be used, from a personal viewpoint. This is a free event.

Friday 22nd April 2016 at 1.30pm

Symington Library, Brewlands Road, Symington KA1 5QZ  Tel: 01563 830066

All day LEGO Fun at Alloway Library

April 2, 2016


Read it, imagine it, build it. Join us for a whole day of LEGO fun and let your imagination run wild! Suitable for ages 5-9 years.

Tuesday 12 April 2016

Alloway Library, Doonholm Road Ayr KA7 4QQ

Bike Maintenance Safety Afternoon at Alloway Library

April 1, 2016


Come along to the library for a free bike safety check by South Ayrshire Community Safety. Brakes, tyres and any small adjustments will be made at the time, anything else, and a note of recommended repairs will be provided for the owner to take their bike to a bike shop to get it fixed.

Wednesday 13 April 2016 from 1pm – 3pm

Alloway Library, Doonholm Road Ayr KA7 4QQ
Tel: 01292 442395


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