Book Lovers’ Review – Little Wing

Little Wing by Freya North Review by Margaret, Prestwick Library Thig crioch air an t-saoghal Ach mairidh gaol is ceol “Life will come to an end but music and love will endure” This was a wonderful, heart-warming story of the importance of family and belonging. The novel has three main characters and their stories flit […]

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2023 craft sessions at your local library!

Join us for some craft events for children at your local library. Session dates, times, and locations Alloway Library, Doonholm Road, Alloway, KA7 4QQBooking is essentialSuitable for 5-11 years: 01292 442 395Time: 3.30pm24 January21 February21 March Ayr’s Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr, KA8 8EBBooking is essential: 01292 286 385Suitable for 5-11 yearsTime: 4pm25 January22 […]

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health and wellbeing books

A selection of books from our library collection on topics such as diet, fitness, well-being, and self-reflection with tips from Dr Michael Mosley on ways to improve our health and how to tell the difference between diet facts and fads. Menopausing by Davina McCall Menopause affects every woman, and yet so many approach it with shame, fear, misinformation, or […]

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Festive Crafts at your local library

Join us for some creative festive fun in our libraries. We will be designing ugly Christmas jumpers on paper. Session dates, times and locations Alloway Library, Doonholm Road, Alloway, KA7 4QQT: 01292 442 395FULLY BOOKEDTuesday 13 December at 3.30pmBooking is essentialSuitable for 5-11 years Ayr’s Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr, KA8 8EBT: 01292 286 […]

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Anti-Bullying week

Anti-Bullying Week 2022 is happening this Monday 14th – Friday 18th November with the theme #ReachOut. Bullying affects millions of lives and can leave us feeling hopeless. But it doesn’t have to be this way. If we challenge it, we can change it. And it starts by reaching out. Whether it’s in school, at home, […]

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Book Week Scotland Events 2022

Book Week Scotland is taking place this year from Monday 14 – Sunday 20 November 2022.  Celebrate the love of books and reading and join us at the fantastic events we have planned in our libraries. Elsie Inglis talk by Dave Dewar at Carnegie Library Join Dundonald-based playwright Dave Dewar at Ayr Carnegie Library for an […]

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Make a Winter Rag Wreath

Enjoy a fun-filled session of creativity whilst learning how to repurpose fabric to create a beautiful Winter Rag Wreath for your home or as a gift for a friend or relative. Materials are provided or bring your own fabric – scraps will be made into 2×8” strips. No sewing is required, just cut and make. Note: […]

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Black History Month 2022

Black History Month celebrates the contributions and achievements of Black people throughout history. Check out the variety of titles available to borrow from our digital and print collection. The Uncomfortable Truth About Racism by John Barnes An eloquent and thought-provoking book on racism and prejudice by the Liverpool and England football legend John Barnes. John Barnes spent […]

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