Our Top 10 Adult Fiction Titles

April 11, 2015

Here’s our top ten adult fiction titles for the past year…how many have you read?

  1. Harlan, Coben – Missing You
  2. Jack Higgins – The Death Trade
  3. James Patterson – Invisible
  4. Lee Child -Personal
  5. David Baldacci -The Target
  6. Quintin Jardine – Hour of Darkness
  7. James Patterson – NYPD Red 2
  8. Robert Galbraith – The Silkworm
  9. Karin Slaughter – Cop Town
  10. Jeffery Deaver – The Skin Collector

PJ Storytime at Dundonald Library

April 10, 2015


Friday 24 April
– and –
Friday 22 May 2015

6.30pm – 7.30pm

Wear your P.Js, slippers, dressing gowns, or onesies and bring along your favourite cuddly toy, a pillow and a torch if you have one.

Free event for children age 4-6 years

Places limited, booking essential.

Dundonald Library, Castle Drive, Dundonald KA2 9DT  Tel: 01563 850407

Troon Library Celebrate World Book Night 2015

April 9, 2015


Troon Library will be celebrating World Book Night 2015 on Thursday 23 April from 5pm – 7.30pm when you could be one of the lucky people to benefit from a brand new free book.

They have 18 copies each of four titles up for grabs – The Martian by Andy Weir, Spring Tide by Cilla Börjlind and Rolf Börjlind, The Moaning of Life by Karl Pilkington and Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden. So get along early to make sure you don’t miss out!

For more information visit Troon Library, 5 South Beach, Troon KA10 6EF or Tel: 01292 315352

New Bookbug Sessions for April to June 2015

April 2, 2015


The new sessions dates, times and locations are available to view on our blogonline events calendar
or download our Bookbug Sessions leaflet.

Come along and join us for these free, fun and friendly events for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and their families to enjoy together.

Each session lasts around 30 minutes and includes songs, stories and rhymes. There is usually no need to book (except for Troon and Alloway Library Sessions), they take place in a very relaxed environment and are a great opportunity to spend some quality time with your little one.

Earth Hour PJ Storytime at Alloway, Girvan and Symington Libraries

April 1, 2015

It was lights out and jammies on for stories by torchlight at Alloway, Girvan and Symington libraries in support of Earth Hour. The children made colourful coat hangers for their bedrooms and we even had a surprise visit from a friendly and cuddly panda at Alloway and Symington! Everyone had great fun.

Men’s Crime Fiction Reading Group at Troon Library

March 31, 2015


Troon Library would like to start a new crime fiction reading group for men. If you are interested or would like more information, please ask a member of staff.

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

Baby Bookbug Easter Bonnet Parade at Ayr’s Carnegie Library

March 26, 2015

We had a great turn out for the Easter bonnet parade at the Baby Bookbug session this morning. A big thank you to all the parents, grandparents and carers for making such wonderful bonnets, and for wearing bunny ears throughout the session.

New Saturday Morning Bookbug Sessions at Ayr’s Carnegie Library

March 25, 2015

bookbugsmCatch the reading bug at our new Saturday morning Bookbug sessions at Ayr’s Carnegie Library.
Recommended from birth to 4 years.

Saturdays at 11am, from 11 April – 30 May 2015

Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr, KA8 8EB  Tel: 01292 286385

Easter Public Holidays 2015

March 23, 2015

books_coloufulAll South Ayrshire Libraries will be closed on Friday 3 April and will re-open on Tuesday 7 April.

Online Services

Please note:  your library card number and PIN will be required.

Library closed? If you require to renew library items you can do so on our online catalogue.  Library members can also download eBooks and Audio Books,  Zinio eMagazines and access our on-line resources 24/7.

Author Lyn Donoghue is coming to visit Girvan Library’s Chatterbooks Group

March 20, 2015

Local author Lyn Donoghue will be visiting Girvan Library to have a chat with the Chatterbooks group about her book Morion the Highland Princess.

Wednesday 1 April, 2015 at 3.15pm

Chatterbooks are reading groups are for children age 8-11 years who love chatting about books. The Girvan Library Chatterbooks group meets up on the first Wednesday of every month at 3.15pm.

If you are interested in joining please contact Girvan Library, Montgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE
supermouse on booksTel: 01465 712813


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