Category Archives: teen

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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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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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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What are Teenagers Reading?

Last week I emailed five teenagers to tell them they had been successful in securing a place on our Leith Library podcast workshops. They’ll be attending four workshops, interviewing authors and making at least one podcast about the young adult … 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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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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