It starts today! It’s the first national celebration of reading in Scotland and we’re celebrating here in Leith Library with a whole host of exciting events.
We’re be leaving the library too, we’re coming to talk to you!
Kirkgate Shopping Centre My Favourite Place book givaway
UPDATE: We also visited the Cats Protection League, a bus stop, a church and a barbers! Check out the Day 1 photo and video highlights on our blog here.
Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre My Favourite Place book givaway.
UPDATE: Check out the Day 2 photo and video highlights on our blog here.
AM: 10.30 – 11.15 Bookbug’s 6th birthday party
- For babies and children up to 4 years
PM: My Favourite Place book givaway around Leith
UPDATE: We visited Alien Rock Climbing Wall, Mecca Bingo, Stein’s Garage, The Haven Cafe and Leith Victoria Swim Centre. Read the Day 3 Highlights blog here.
6.30pm Leith Library Knitting Group
- Knit Your Own Scotland Challenge begins
We’re challenging the Leith Library knitting group to knit Loch Ness monsters, highland Cew and Tunnocks teacakes thanks to Black and White Publishing House.
UPDATE: Read about about the knitting challenge the blog here.
PM: 1.00 – 2.30 Leith Victoria Primary School
PM: 2.30 – 3.30 Book Cafe with Annie Bell
- Get one on one reader support and recommendations from Annie!
UPDATE: Get reading recommendations from Leith Victoria Primary pupils here.
AM: 10.00 – 12.00 Veggie Market in the Library
AM: 11.00 The Reading Hour
- Pull up a chair and relax with your favourite book!
PM: 2.30 – 3.30 Book Making for Kids
PM: 3.30 – 4.30 Memories of Leith
Join us on Saturday 1st December at 3.30pm – 4.30pm for readings from local writers about:
- Leith in the early 1900s from Best Selling Author Millie Gray
- Leith in 1974 from My Favourite Place competition winner Marianne Paget
- Growing up in Leith in the sixties with Marianne Wheelaghan
UPDATE: Read about the Memories of Leith event on the blog here.
AM / PM The library is closed but you can still enjoy reading!