The campaign theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter. Because a balanced world is a better world. How can you help forge a more gender-balanced world? Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality. So we’ve chosen some books which detail women’s history and achievements, the on-going campaign for equality, and some memoirs […]Read More International Women’s Day #BalanceforBetter
Woohoo! Today is World Book Day and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a visit to your local library. We’ve got thousands of books, filled with amazing stories just waiting for you to take home, cuddle up and share. All of our libraries are open today, with some of our […]Read More Share a Story, it’s World Book Day!
Save the Date. New Event! New Location! History on your Doorstep 2019 History & Family History Fair Come along to what promises to be an exciting new event. Our long-standing History Fair has moved to your Doorstep! Saturday 15th June 2019, Carnegie Library, Ayr We have a new location and new additions. During the day we […]Read More History on your Doorstep 2019
Every February is LGBT history month, an opportunity to celebrate LGBT history and culture. Here are just some of our books about LGBT history and some memoirs. Coming out: LGBT politics in Britain from the nineteenth century to the present by Jeffrey Weeks The definitive history of the LGBT community’s struggle for equality. A compelling and comprehensive […]Read More Our Favourite Reads for LGBT History Month
To celebrate the Year of the Pig here are some stories featuring pigs, both real and imaginary – we’ve even got a pattern for you to knit a piggy pal. Sam and Chester: how a mischievous pig transformed the life of my autistic son by Jo Bailey-Merritt When Sam Bailey-Merritt was just two years old, almost […]Read More Chinese New Year 2019 – Year of the Pig
Princh printing is now available in all our libraries, allowing library members and visitors the ability to print directly from their laptop, tablet or phone. Print with a touch Princh is a user-friendly cloud-based solution designed to make printing fast and simple for everyone. It’s extremely simple and intuitive to use, so even those less […]Read More Printing with Princh now available in our libraries
Harry Potter Fun Day Tuesday 5 February, 2pm – 5pm Join us for an afternoon of enchanting fun activities including crafts, quizzes, games and LEGO at Tarbolton Library. Free events suitable for all ages. Drop in anytime between 2pm – 5pm, no booking required. Tarbolton Library, Tarbolton Community Campus, Montgomerie Street, Tarbolton KA5 5QB T: […]Read More Celebrate Harry Potter Book Night