Trio of authors lined-up to bring Readers’ Day to life at the Carnegie

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 […]

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It’s National Poetry Day today

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 […]

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Write a poem about South Ayrshire

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 […]

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Burnsmania Competition!

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 […]

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