To celebrate the launch of an exciting new young adult title, The Last Summer of Us, the Reading Agency have launched a competition to get creative and musical juices flowing. The Last Summer of Us by Maggie Harcourt is a stunning coming-of-age novel about friendship, grief and identity set in south Wales. Three best friends – Limpet, Jarod and […]Read More Have a go at writing a song based on a book of your choice!
Here’s what you have to do… This is not your hat Take a photo of you, your child or your pet wearing a hat. Like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter. Share you photo with us on Facebook or tweet your photo with the hashtag #salibraryTINYH Don’t use Facebook or Twitter? Then just […]Read More Want to win a signed copy of Jon Klassen’s ‘I want my hat back’ (and a few other goodies too)?
Read an eBook Day, the first-ever day dedicated to digital reading, takes place tomorrow Thursday, September 18, 2014. Join readers from around the world to show your appreciation and raise awareness for eBooks. To celebrate, simply check out and enjoy your favorite eBook from your library and spread the word to all the readers in […]Read More Read an eBook Day – celebrate and win with your library and OverDrive
United Press are delighted to invite FREE entries for the UK’s annual contest to find the best LOCAL poem from South Ayrshire. Anyone can submit up to three poems for the competition. But, if you prefer, you can submit only one and you can write or print it in the space provided on the back of […]Read More Write a poem about South Ayrshire
Ayr’s Carnegie Library is joining in the fun of the Commonwealth Games by celebrating authors and books linked to Commonwealth countries. Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. Mason Cooley Visit the library between July and September and borrow one or more books from the Wealth of Reading collection […]Read More Borrow a book from our Commonwealth Collection and you could win a Tablet!
Primaries 4,5 & 6 from Dundonald Primary School recently took part in a children’s book quiz at their local library. Lynn our library assistant, created a quiz based on the most popular children’s books to test our young readers. The children also had to go on the hunt for a hidden ticket, which had been secretly […]Read More Children’s Book Quiz at Dundonald Library
It may well have been a successful sporting summer for team GB, but young library members in South Ayrshire have also been setting their own personal bests – in reading. Congratulations to everyone who took part in Roary’s Summer of Sport reading challenge, especially our winners who were recently rewarded with certificates at Carnegie Library, Ayr. Well done everyone!Read More Roary’s Reading Race Winners