Category Archives: Parents

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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Children Should be Seen and Heard

St Mary’s pupils launched the ME + US exhibition here in Leith Library last week: They were one of the ME + US groups across the country who worked with the Children’s Parliament to investigate cultural identity, heritage and sectarianism … Continue reading

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Treasure, Books and a Parrot

Ahoy there land lovers! Well done to the pirates of Leith who solved the clues online to find our secret pirate location for World Book Night. We were waiting on the Leith Agency barge with copies of Treasure Island, prizes … Continue reading

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Pirates of Leith are Go

Arr, me hearties! It’s time to solve the clues and get hunting for World Book Night. For the first bit you don’t have to go anywhere, just use www.ourtownstories.co.uk to solve each clue and discover our secret pirate postcode. Here’s how to … Continue reading

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Pirate Treasure Hunt for World Book Night

UPDATE: The treasure hunt has started, solve the clues here! We’ve borrowed a pirate parrot (Bongo the giant golden macaw): We’ve got pirate hats and hooks: We’ve got a secret pirate location in Leith! We’ve got treasure: Tuesday 23rd of April … Continue reading

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Clothes Swap, Cake and Stories Party

We’re having a clothes swap party on Saturday 27th April from 2pm – 4pm and we’d love it if you joined us. The idea is you bring clothes that don’t fit or clothes you don’t really wear. They’re nice clothes … Continue reading

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The Croods Competition

It’s the film everyone’s talking about, the makers of Shrek bring you a crazy caveman adventure ‘The Croods’. Here in the library we’ve gone Croods crazy too with books, posters, giant banners and an Easter competition. YOU can win this … Continue reading

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The Easter Bookbug

This is the Easter Bookbug: The Easter Bookbug loves spring time: He’s going to hide eggs all around the library ready for you to find, right after our Easter Bookbug sing-along session. He’s so excited he’s practicing hiding his eggs already: … 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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Scots Together in the Library

This Friday afternoon we’re hosting Scots Together at the library. Come along to find out how to join Scots Together and save money on your energy bills. But what is it? UK Together started down south at the Eden Project. The … Continue reading

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