We had a fantastic week of events in our libraries celebrating this year’s Book Week Scotland. We explored genealogy, chatted about self-publishing and even solved a murder mystery! A huge thank you to authors Tom McKerley and Catherine Alexandra who came along to talk about their books. Tom gave us a fascinating talk about the […]Read More Brilliant Book Week Scotland
Sign up for our ‘By the Sea’ Summer Reading Challenge and win fantastic rewards every time you visit the library! Our reading challenge is FREE to enter, suitable for ages 5-12 years and you can take part at every library in South Ayrshire from Monday 25 June until Saturday 18 August 2018.Read More Have you signed up for our Summer Reading Challenge yet?
Bookbug goes Wild at the Citadel Citadel Leisure Centre, South Harbour Street, Ayr KA7 1JB Monday 14 May, 10am – 12 noon Our friends at the Citadel Leisure Centre have invited us to join them to go wild! There will be bouncy castles, a ball pond, puzzles, toys, balance beams, football and lots more for […]Read More Celebrate Bookbug Week with us this May
Sunday 22 April, 2pm – 5pm at Troon Library Enjoy a thrilling line-up of popular local authors and a cream tea at our Readers’ Afternoon. Douglas Skelton, Pat Young and Michael J Malone will be talking about their books, inspiration and approach to writing. We hope you can join us for this lively afternoon for book lovers […]Read More Readers’ Afternoon at Troon Library
Meet other book lovers and celebrate World Book Night at our book group social evening. We’ll also be joined by local author Catherine Alexandra who’ll be talking about her book ‘Dancing Through Fire’, a bittersweet tale of love and redemption in an unlikely friendship. Monday 23 April, 7pm Tickets £2 (includes wine and nibbles) To […]Read More Book Group Social Evening at Carnegie Library
The Wellcome Prize is sponsored by the Wellcome Trust and celebrates the best new fiction and non-fiction on the themes of health, illness, and medicine. This year’s longlisted titles cover subjects such as infertility; human behaviour; Alzheimer’s; a bestselling author’s memoir of her brushes with death, and the story of how Joseph Lister changed medicine […]Read More The Wellcome Book Prize Longlist 2018 📚
Happy World Book Day! School closed? Drop into your local library for books, LEGO, puzzles and lots of activities for a snowy day – and we’d love to see you in your World Book Day costume too. There will also be songs, stories and rhymes at our Bookbug sessions, with warm drinks and friendly faces at […]Read More Happy World Book Day 🎉📚