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Links, Stats and Thanks

It’s been 3 months since this blog started and 30 posts later we’re delighted to say it’s been read by 3,500 people just like you. We wanted to say thank you. Thank you for connecting with us and helping to … Continue reading

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Festive Furballs

  It was inspired by our Team Leader’s Dog Marag. He won pooch of the month in The Leither Magazine. Our library dog Whisky got jealous and climbed the Christmas tree. We asked you if you could do better and Festive Fur Balls … Continue reading

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Christmas Bookbug is Coming

Bookbug and Helen have their hats on, it must be time for Bookbug’s Chrismas sing-a-long. Bring your babies to the library on Tuesday 18th December, 10.30am – 11.15am to join in the festive fun. There will be Christmas songs and rhymes and … Continue reading

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Book Week Scotland Leith: Day 3 Highlights

We visited Alien Rock Climbing Wall, Mecca Bingo, Stein’s Garage, The Haven Cafe and Leith Victoria Swim Centre to give people free ‘My Favourite Place‘ books and ask people what they love reading. We also caught up with our Library Link Group … Continue reading

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Leith Library Knit Scotland

This is the Leith Library Knitting Group: They meet every Wednesday night at 6.30pm and last night we challenged them to knit their own Scotland: The challenge is part of a whole host of events we’re doing to celebrate Book … Continue reading

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Book Week Scotland Leith: Day 2 Highlights

We visited Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre and Sofi’s Bar Leith to ask people what they love reading. We gave out free ‘My Favourite Place‘ Books and  flyers for our Memories of Leith event this Saturday. Here’s Steven the librarian all ready to … Continue reading

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Book Week Scotland Leith: Day 1 Highlights

Yesterday we visited the Kirkgate Shopping Centre, the Cats Protection League, Kirkgate Barbers and a church to ask the people of Leith what they love reading. We gave out free ‘My Favourite Place‘ Books and  flyers for our Memories of Leith … Continue reading

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Book Week Scotland Leith

It starts today! It’s the first national celebration of reading in Scotland and we’re celebrating here in Leith Library with a whole host of exciting events. We’re be leaving the library too, we’re coming to talk to you! We’ll be … Continue reading

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Leith 1907: Millie Gray

This is Millie Gray: Millie had her first book published four years ago and has written one a year since then. Now at 77 she’s a best selling author. She says you’re never too old to start writing! Millie told me … Continue reading

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We’re on Twitter

Just a quick blog to let you know @LeithLibrary is now on twitter. We loved this illustration of Leith Library by Edinburgh Sketcher: So we’ve made it our twitter avatar (big thanks to Edinburgh Sketcher). We’ve launched our twitter in 2012, the same … Continue reading

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