Discover the World Book Night Titles And Join Us for #ReadingHour

World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books that takes place on 23 April every year. Up and down the country, everyone from libraries, local businesses, health organisations and many more celebrate the difference that reading makes to peoples lives. Connecting a nation in self-isolation – Share in the pleasure of enjoying […]

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Big Library Read – Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic: A comedians Guide to Life on the Spectrum

South Ayrshire Library members can join thousands of readers worldwide in the largest global digital book club, Big Library Read. From 23 March – 13 April 2020, book lovers can borrow, read and discuss Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic: A comedians Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary with no waitlists or holds by visiting […]

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International Women’s Day #EachforEqual

The campaign theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #EachforEqual. An equal world is an enabled world. How will you help forge a gender-equal world? Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.  We’ve chosen some books which detail women’s history, achievements and the on-going campaign for equality. Women & Power: a manifesto by […]

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Find the perfect match this Valentine’s Day from our selection of heart-warming stories and romantic reads…

All Summer with You by Beth Good  There’s no place like home…Nursing a broken heart, Jennifer Bolitho retreats to Pixie Cottage. Her new landlord – a former soldier turned movie heartthrob – has grounds so large, she’s sure the little house nestled in the woods will bring her solitude. Alex Delgardo also has reasons to […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day: Learning from genocide – for a better future

The 27 January 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. It also marks the 25th anniversary of the genocide in Bosnia. Genocidal regimes throughout history have deliberately fractured societies by marginalising certain groups. The theme of this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day is Stand Together, because only by […]

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100 Novels that Shaped our World

Stories have the power to change us. The BBC asked a panel of writers, curators and critics to choose the genre-busting novels that have had an impact on their lives. They chose 100 English-language novels published over the last 300 years; here are just a few of them. What book would you have added to the list? Beloved […]

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