Category Archives: Video

Computer Classes at Leith Library

Every Friday morning Diane runs the Learn IT course here in the library. Each course has six places and runs for six consecutive weeks. We asked Diane a bit more about what happens and how it works. Watch the video on … Continue reading

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Animal Mashups at Leith Library

We’re running a competition for the Easter holidays inspired by the film ‘The Croods’. It’s for primary school children and the idea is simple, pick two animals and draw a mashup of the two. For example Katie (above) drew a … Continue reading

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Malcolm Chisholm MSP Surgery

This is Malcolm Chishom, your MSP for North Edinburgh and Leith: Every Saturday morning between 10am and 11.30am he’s here for a drop in surgery. You can come along to meet him and raise any issues you have. We caught … 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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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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Comedian in the Library

This is Keara Murphy: Keara is a Leither and a comedian. She’s been writing her brand new one-woman show ‘Mice and Men’ here in the library. We caught up with Keara to find out more about her show. Watch the … Continue reading

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Hamda Dancing in the Library

This is Hamda: One of his tasks is to drive the van to deliver boxes of books between libraries. We know him as ‘The Van Man’. What you might not realise is Hamda The Van Man is a hula-hoop dancer: … Continue reading

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Councillor Chas Booth Surgery

This is Councillor Chas Booth: He is the Green Councillor for Leith Ward and he runs a drop in surgery here at Leith Library. Surgeries are places for you to come with questions or issues relating to your local area. … Continue reading

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Storytelling with Audio and Video

I was invited to share a bit about what I’m doing here at Leith Library during a couple of workshops on storytelling with audio and video at the Social Media for Social Good Conference in Glasgow. It was great to connect with … Continue reading

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Reading Recommendations from Primary One

It’s Book Week Scotland and we’ve been all over Leith to ask people what they like reading. Yesterday we went to Leith Victoria Primary School to speak to the children in primary one (5 year olds): Watch the video on … Continue reading

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