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Girvan and District History Society presents “Bygone Girvan”

March 3, 2017


Monday 20 March 2017, 2.30pm

As seen through the lens of Jack Coleman’s camera during the early to mid 1900’s.

This is a rare opportunity to see the town and its inhabitants while they are taking part in street parades and celebrating the town’s tercentenary since being awarded the town charter.

Marvel at the project in building a cairn on the summit of the Byne Hill. Also included are films depicting Girvan as a tourist attraction. Come along and see who you can recognise, perhaps a grandparent here or there.

As the audience numbers are strictly limited to the first thirty guests, please reserve a seat by booking a ticket either by telephone 01465 712813, or by visiting Girvan Library, Montgomery Street, Girvan KA26 9HE.

Girvan Library Presents: A Kind of Seeing

January 20, 2017


Monday 30 January 2017 at 2.30pm – 4pm

Girvan Library is hosting a free screening of archive films from the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive, hand-picked by curator Shona Thomson. Alongside films of Scotland’s rural and industrial past, will be some celluloid gems local to the Girvan area from the 1930s and 1950s. This special event will be a unique cinema experience in the Library with live introductions to each film and a post-screening ‘blether’ with special guest Girvan Harbour Master Roddy Leitch. Tea/coffee will be available.

Girvan Library Presents: A Kind of Seeing is currently full but there is a waiting list. Please contact Girvan Library in person or by phoning 01465 712813 to be added to the list.

Healing Touch Talk and Demonstration at Girvan Library

January 5, 2017


Tuesday 17 January, 2017 at 2.30pm

Come along to Girvan Library to discover more about Reiki and the techniques used. Anne Meredith, a retired nurse, registered to practice in Reiki / Healing touch within hospitals and hospices will be sharing her expertise during this informative talk and demonstration.

Free event, no need to book.
Girvan Library, Montgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE Tel: 01465 712813

The Afternoon Film Club at Girvan Library

January 4, 2017

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Monday 9 January 2017 at 2.30pm

Join us for a movie at Girvan Library’s afternoon film club. The club runs monthly on the first Monday of each month.To book your FREE place visit Girvan Library, Montgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE or Tel: 01465 712 813.

The Art of Book Folding – Free Craft Event at Ayr’s Carnegie Library

September 20, 2016


We’ve got a fantastic line up of creative and crafty events organised for October, starting with how to turn a book into a hedgehog!

Wednesday 12 October, 1.30pm – 2.30pm

Suitable for 8 years to adult.  No need to book, just come along 😀

Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8EB


World’s Biggest Coffee Morning at Troon Library

September 15, 2016


Come along and bring a smile to the world’s biggest
coffee morning at Troon Library.

The library staff would love your help to raise funds for this worthwhile cause, so please drop by if you can.

Thursday 29 September, 10am-12noon

Troon Library, 5 South Beach, Troon KA10 6EF

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Book Launch at Carnegie Library

July 25, 2016

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Join us at Ayr’s Carnegie Library to celebrate Harry’s birthday and the publication of ‘Harry Potter and The Cursed Child’.

Sunday 31 July 2016
11am – 1pm or 2pm – 4pm

There will be live owls, activities, games, a dressing up competition and lots of Potter related fun.  Copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will also be available to buy on the day.

Tickets are available from Carnegie Library or Waterstones in Ayr. Tickets are FREE, but places are limited so please book to avoid disappointment.

For more information please contact:
Waterstones, 127-147 High St, Ayr KA7 1QR  Tel: 01292 262600
Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr   Tel: 01292 286385

Join us for Tea at 3 at Forehill Library

June 21, 2016


Forehill, Holmston and Masonhill Community Council are supporting Tea at 3– at Forehill Library on Tuesday 28 June 2016 between 2.30pm and 4.30pm.

Drop into the Library and have a cuppa and a sweet treat! All monies raised will be donated to Ayrshire Hospice.

We look forward to seeing you there!

An Introduction to Mindfulness at Symington Library

April 9, 2016


Come along to Symington Library to find out more about Mindfulness and the techniques that can be used, from a personal viewpoint. This is a free event.

Friday 22nd April 2016 at 1.30pm

Symington Library, Brewlands Road, Symington KA1 5QZ  Tel: 01563 830066

Songbook Choose a book…write a song

March 7, 2016

Social Media Image.jpgFree song writing workshop with Rock ‘n’ Role Models at your local library!

Songbook – Choose a book…write a song

Using books from the library as inspiration, we will show you how to create original songs. It’s fun, creative and allows you to use your imagination in new and exciting ways. In each session you will find books by different authors in different styles to develop verses and choruses using simple techniques.

Surprise yourself with your songwriting creativity!

If you are between 12 & 18 years and interested in books, music, singing, poetry then these songwriting sessions are for you. You don’t need to play an instrument, but if you do bring it along.

Prestwick Library, 14 Kyle Street, Prestwick Tel: 01292 476769

Monday 21st March 4.30pm – 6pm
Monday 4th April 11am – 1pm
Wednesday 6th April 11am – 1pm

Troon Library 5 South Beach, Troon Tel: 01292 315352

Tuesday 29th March 4.30pm – 6.00pm
Monday 4th April 2pm – 4pm
Wednesday 6th April 2pm – 4pm

Kilwinning Library, St Winnings Lane Kilwinning Tel: 01294 554699

Tuesday 22nd March 4pm – 5.30pm
Tuesday 5th April 11am – 1pm
Thursday 7th April 11am – 1pm

Kilbirnie Library, Avils Place, Kilbirnie Tel: 01505 684218

Thursday 24th March 4pm – 5.30pm
Tuesday 5th April 2pm – 4pm
Thursday 7th April 2pm – 4pm

West Kilbride, Halfway Street, West Kilbride Tel: 01294 822987

Friday 8th April 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Friday 15th April 10.30am – 12.30pm

To book your free place speak to staff at participating libraries or go to

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