Strolls down Memory Lane with Countrywide Digital Book Club

Library users can experience the international bestselling love story The Binding as an ebook for free… South Ayrshire Libraries are joining over a thousand authorities across the country in offering the latest Together We Read: UK digital book club selection, connecting their users with thousands of others participating around the UK. From 1st-15th August, our library […]

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The Women’s Prize for Fiction

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the most respected literary awards in the world. Previous winners include Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire, and Naomi Alderman’s The Power. This year’s longlist includes historical fiction set in the ancient world, crime fiction set in modern-day Nigeria, and a contemporary love story set in the United States. […]

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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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