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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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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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Millie Gray is a massive hit!

Earlier today I had a phone call from local author Millie Gray: Millie had some good news. She called to let us know that last year 20,000 people borrowed her books from UK Libraries. That’s a huge number, the previous year … 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 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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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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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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Supersized Library

Earlier this week I braved the rain and took a trip to the library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in New York City, USA.  It’s also know as the Stephen A. Schwarrzman Building and as you can see it’s MASSIVE: If … 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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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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