Monthly Archives: June 2013

Teddy Bear Sleepover

The bears had a brilliant time at our sleepover last night! We live tweeted the bears antics all night long but if you missed them on twitter you can see all of our photos in our Teddy Bear Sleepover album … Continue reading

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Mystery Book Sculpture gifted to Leith Library

It came in a box: It was addressed to us and to our Reader in Residence Emily Dodd (@auntyemily on twitter). We opened it to find this: It’s a mystery book sculpture. There was a quote on the label too, from … Continue reading

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Young Adult Fiction Podcast goes Live

Ishbel, Sadie, Bethany and Stephen have been on a four week podcasting course at the library: Last night we launched their finished podcast at a celebration event with friends, family, local councillors and literary types. There was a harp player and canopes … Continue reading

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Book your Bear in for a Library Sleepover

On Wednesday 19th June we’re hosting our first teddy bears sleepover. UPDATE: Find out how the bears got on on our blog here!   Just to warn you the bears probably won’t stay asleep in bed. Bears tend to get up … Continue reading

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Making Connections at Library Conferences

I’m off to Dundee to lead a reader development session at the Chartered Institute of Library Information Professionals Scotland (CILIPS) conference tomorrow. I’ll be telling people about what we’ve been doing here in Leith Library since my residency started. My presentation … Continue reading

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