Roll up, roll up for South Ayrshire’s annual History and Family History Fair

Saturday 2 June, 9.30am – 4.30pm Looking for something different to do on the weekend? Join us at South Ayrshire’s History and Family History Fair at the Walker Halls in Troon. Whether you’re interested in exploring your family roots or wanting to take a more specialised look at a particular topic, the History Fair – and the […]

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Delve deep at Carnegie Library and unearth Ayr’s hidden past

Tuesday 26 September – Tuesday 31 October 2017 A special exhibition in Ayr Carnegie Library’s non-fiction lending area showcasing the original source material which has informed the professional archaeologists, as they prepare to dig deeper, and investigate what lies at the heart of Auld Toun. The Riverside Block on Ayr’s High Street occupies part of […]

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Opportunities in Retirement Photographic Exhibition at Ayr’s Carnegie Library

The OIR Photography group’s exhibition has just opened in the non-fiction lending department of Carnegie Library, Ayr. There are some fabulous images on display featuring wildlife, landscapes and buildings captured on camera. This free exhibition is not to be missed and will be on throughout November 2016.    

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Free spooky craft events in our libraries

Get ready for some creepy crafts in our libraries this week, as we make scary skeletons and other hair raising Halloween creations 💀 👻 Wed, 26 October, 3.45pm – 4.45pm Free event, suitable for ages 5-11 years **boo-king required** Forehill Library, 31 Mount Oliphant Cres, Ayr KA7 3EN Tel: 01292 265591 Thu, 27 October, 3.30pm – […]

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Calling all Scrabble Lovers!

Join other word game enthusiasts for a challenging and fun game of Scrabble at the new club starting up at Ayr’s Carnegie Library. The club will have its first get together at 2pm on Friday 14 October 2016. We hope you can join us 😀 Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8EB Tel: 01292 286385

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An ABBA night with a difference!

Staff at the Scottish and Local History Library, Carnegie Library, Ayr welcomed Ayrshire Bed & Breakfast Association members (and some of their guests!) on a special tour through their local and family history resources – maps, newspapers, printed books and photos, to mention a few. Designed to inform B&B owners on the sources we hold, […]

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