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Mythical Maze with a Leith Twist

If you felt the artwork had an extra special feel this year, you would be right. After the Tesco sponsored launch of last year’s summer programme we were approached again by the Reading Agency to involve some of our young … Continue reading

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Christmas Fayre at Leith Library Hub

Wednesday was Stir Pudding Day, the day when you would traditionally put together your dried fruit, suet, and nuts for the Christmas pudding and feed it regularly with liquid until the big day. If you haven’t done it yet then … Continue reading

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XBOX Kinect nights at Leith Library

This summer, at Leith Library, with inspiration from the young people’s map of Leith, Leith’s Youth Services Network planned a whole programme of activities for young people this summer. With funds from our own Partnership and Information team and Community … Continue reading

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Time Flies When You Are Having Fun

A year ago we were approached by Emily Dodd, to see if we could support her application to be a Reader in Residence in Leith Library.  The Scottish Book Trust (SBT) was planning to appoint five Readers in Residence to work with … Continue reading

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Become a Citizen Curator

The City Art Centre are running a big project this year called Citizen Curator.  It will explore the heritage of Leith through the gallery’s art and history collections. And they want YOU to help! They are looking for families and … 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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Forget school, I’ve become a Librarian!

We’re delighted to bring you a guest blog from our JET work experience placement student Stuart Davie: My name’s Stuart, I’m 15 and after my first few days at my work placement I’ve come to realise that a library is … Continue reading

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