Posts Tagged ‘Girvan’

Girvan Library’s Afternoon Film Club Presents

April 20, 2017

Join us for an afternoon movie at Girvan Library’s film club. Sit back, relax and enjoy a well known film at our monthly showings.

Monday 8 May, 2pm This month’s film is an action thriller… “Three measures of Gordon’s; one of vodka; half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it over ice, and add a thin slice of lemon peel.”

Also showing this May…

Wednesday 31 May, 2pm To coincide with the Scottish Ballet Mobile Unit visiting Girvan at the end of May, Girvan Library’s Pop Up Film Club will be screening Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The PHANTOM of the OPERA’.

To book your FREE place for either of these events, please visit Girvan LibraryMontgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE or Tel: 01465 712 813

Girvan and District History Society presents “Bygone Girvan”

March 3, 2017

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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

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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

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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.

Free spooky craft events in our libraries

October 24, 2016

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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 – 4.30pm
Free event, suitable for ages 5-11 years **boo-king required**
Troon Library, 5 South Beach, Troon KA10 6EF Tel: 01292 315352

Thu, 27 October, 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Free event, suitable for ages 8-12 years **no need to book**
Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8EB Tel: 01292 286385

Fri, 28 October, 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Free event, suitable for ages 5-8 years **no need to book**
Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8EB Tel: 01292 286385

Fri, 28 October, 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Free event, suitable for ages 5-11 years **boo-king required**
Maybole Library, 1 High Street, Maybole KA19 7AB Tel 01655 883044

Fri, 28 October, 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Free event, suitable for ages 5-8 years **boo-king required**
Prestwick Library, 14 Kyle Street, Prestwick KA9 1PQ Tel 01292 476769

Sat, 29 October, 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Free event, suitable for ages 5-11 years **boo-king required**
Girvan Library, Montgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE Tel 01465 712813

Local Author Gillian Muir visits Girvan and Maybole Libraries

March 17, 2016

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WOOF! Classes from Cairn Primary and Girvan Primary enjoyed a visit from Louis the Spaniel and his owner yesterday. Local author Gillian Muir shared ‘tails’ with the children about how she adopted Louis from the Help Animals Shelter in Brussels. Loveable Louis is the inspiration for Gillian’s Louis Louis books, and the children loved hearing all about his adventures 🐶  .

New sessions for our Chatterbooks children’s reading groups

September 10, 2015

roaring lionHelp your child build a lifelong reading habit, tell them about our Chatterbooks reading groups. At each Chatterbooks session children talk about what they are reading, take part in fun activities inspired by the best children’s books, and choose new books to take home and read.

Our Chatterbooks groups catch up once a month at the following libraries –

ALLOWAY LIBRARY, TEL: 01292 442395
Tuesday from 3.10pm – 4.10pm for children in Primary 3 or 4
Thursday from 3.10pm – 4.10pm for children in Primary 5 – 7

CARNEGIE LIBRARY, TEL: 01292 286385
Monday from 6pm – 7pm for children aged 8-11 years

COYLTON LIBRARY, TEL: 01292 570867
Tuesday from 3.30pm – 4.30pm for children aged 8-11 years

GIRVAN LIBRARY, Tel 01465 712813
Thursday from 4pm – 5pm for children aged 8-11 years

SYMINGTON LIBRARY, TEL: 01563 830066
Thursday from 4pm – 5pm for children aged 8-11 years

TROON LIBRARY, TEL: 01292 315352

Troon Library have more than one Chatterbooks group, including a dyslexia friendly group. Please contact them for more details on days, dates and times.

Memorabilia from Scottish Families and the Great War at Prestwick and Girvan Libraries

August 27, 2015

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Monday 31 August – Saturday 5 September 2015
Prestwick Library, 14 Kyle Street, Prestwick Tel: 01292 476769

Thursday 24  September, 2015 from 2-4 pm
Girvan Library, Montgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE Tel: 01465 712813

Drop in to the library for the opportunity to handle a collection of objects relating to the Next of Kin exhibition that is currently on display at Rozelle House.

The exhibition reveals the personal stories of separation and loss experienced by Scottish families during the First World War. It features keepsakes treasured by families as a way of remembering loved ones lost on the fighting fronts, including letters and postcards sent home, medals sent by the government to next of kin and unique artefacts collected by troops as souvenirs.

The Next of Kin exhibition will be on display at Rozelle House, Monument Road, Ayr until 28 September 2015.

Halloween themed craft sessions

September 24, 2014

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ghostJoin us for some spooky crafts at Girvan and Carnegie Libraries this October Holiday.

These sessions are free to attend, but booking is essential as places are limited.

Girvan Library

Montgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE Tel: 01465 712813

For ages 7-11 years
Monday 13th October, 2014 from 3-4pm

Carnegie Library

12 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8EB Tel: 01292 286385

For ages 5-7 years
Tuesday 14th October, 2014 from 11am – 12pm

For ages 8-10 years
Thursday 16th October, 2014 from 11am – 12pm