Three well-known and exciting authors are joining us for this year’s Readers’ Day at the Ayr Carnegie Library. The event, on Sunday 8 October, promises an eclectic mix of historical fiction, children’s books and poetry. Gillian Muir is a fantastic local author from Minishant and an entertaining speaker. A geography teacher ‘to trade’, she has […]Read More Trio of authors lined-up to bring Readers’ Day to life at the Carnegie
A poem by Irene McGinness from Dundonald. The poem by Irene, and poppies made by the knitting group are on display at Dundonald Library.Read More A small selection of the Remembrance Day books we have available. Lest we forget.
The theme for this year is ‘Remember’ so there’s lots of scope for reading, creating and generally celebrating poetry. Why not take a look at some of our poetry books for inspiration. You can also keep a track of everything that’s going on by following the hashtag #nationalpoetryday on Twitter. Our Cross Stitch Challenge a poem by Irene […]Read More It’s National Poetry Day today
United Press are delighted to invite FREE entries for the UK’s annual contest to find the best LOCAL poem from South Ayrshire. Anyone can submit up to three poems for the competition. But, if you prefer, you can submit only one and you can write or print it in the space provided on the back of […]Read More Write a poem about South Ayrshire
Celebrating Book Week Scotland 2013 Join us for an evening of poetry with Alan Riach Wednesday 27 November at 7pm Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street, Ayr Tel: 01292 286385 Please access this event from the Garden Street entrance. Free eventRead More An evening of poetry with Alan Riach
Book Week Scotland is a celebration of books and reading for everyone in the country. People the length and breadth of Scotland are being encouraged to take part in the first ever week-long national celebration of reading, and to join in with the wide range of free events to be held throughout the week. Take […]Read More South Ayrshire Libraries Book Week Scotland Events
Test your knowledge of the bard’s works! To test your knowledge of the work of our local bard visit the Local and Family History department at Carnegie Library . The first correct entry drawn will receive a printed copy of our newly published Records of the Ayrshire militia, from 1802 to 1883. Closing date for entries is Saturday […]Read More Burnsmania Competition!