Monthly Archives: February 2013

We Need Teenagers!

There’s something missing in the Teenage Zone at the library: It’s teenagers! We’re looking for creative teenagers with a passion for communication, media and young adult fiction. Is that you? We need your help to share what’s hot and what’s … Continue reading

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Worms in the Library

Every Friday at 2.30pm our craft club begins. It’s for primary school age children but we welcome little ones if crafty adults are on hand to help. We try to link crafts to seasons or events where we can. For … Continue reading

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Who gets funding? You Decide!

There’s a poster exhibition up in the library: Leith community groups have designed these posters to tell you about their projects. They want you to vote. Every vote counts and the projects with the most votes get funded. It’s all … Continue reading

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Sew your Trousers and Repair your Laptop at the Library

Do your trousers need sewing? Would you like to free up some space on your computer? Would like to make some funky recycled crafts? Would you like to stop junk mail or reduce your food waste? If you answered yes … Continue reading

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Supersized Library

Earlier this week I braved the rain and took a trip to the library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in New York City, USA.  It’s also know as the Stephen A. Schwarrzman Building and as you can see it’s MASSIVE: If … Continue reading

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Lari visits Libraries in Leith

It’s National Libraries Day on Saturday 9th February.  Libraries across Edinburgh will be marking the day with a series of special events. We’re very excited that not only has Lari Don, a children’s writer based in Edinburgh, agreed to be … Continue reading

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