"Love Your Library" Day 2015

Logo for Love Your Library 2015

2 February 2015 - 7 February 2015

Love Your Library is a week of special events to celebrate libraries and reading in Midlothian.

Location: Various libraries in Midlothian

Cost: Free

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Come along and meet an author, listen to music, play a game, take in some history, enter a competition and lots, lots more including:

Love authors... 

Karen Campbell ~ Tony Black  ~ Nick Sharratt ~ Neil Broadfoot ~ Gordon Lawrie ~ Carole Anne Hunter

Plus

  • Love eServices
  • Love Arts & Crafts
  • Love Storytelling
  • Love Finding Out Things
  • Love Health & Wellbeing
  • Love History
  • Love Music

Download the full programme here: Karen Campbell book jacket

Or take a look at what is happening in your library below:

Events

Dalkeith

  • Monday 2 February, 13:30- 15:30 Love Buttoncraft - Craft workshop (All ages)
  • Tuesday 3 February, 13:30- 15:30 Love Drawing - Drawing from the masters workshop (Adults/All ages)
  • Wednesday 4 February, 10:00- 12:00 Love Technology - Drop-in session (All ages)
  • Wednesday 4 February, 14:00- 16:00 Midlothian Remembers - First World War talk (Adults)
  • Thursday 5 February, 13:30- 15:30 Love Textiles - Textiles workshop (Adults/All ages) 
  • Friday 6 February, 14:00- 15:00 Love Biscuits! - Build a biscuit city! (Ages 5-12)
  • Saturday 7 February, 14:00- 15:00 Love Tony Black - Award-winning crime author visits Dalkeith (Adults) 
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00- 12:30 Love Technology- Get technology and internet savvy (Adults)
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00- 12:30 Love Your Library Portrait - Get your photo taken and enter our draw! 
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00- 12:30 Love Hide & Seek - Search for your favourite book characters in the library (Ages 3-8)
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00- 12:30 Love Clues - Follow the trail and solve the mystery (Ages 8-12)
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:30- 12:30 Love Kurling - Curling without the cold. Form a team and join in the fun(Ages 8+) 

 Danderhall

Image of Bookbug at the library

  • Monday 2 February, 14:00- 16:00 Love Technology - Drop-in session (All ages)
  • Tuesday 4 February, 10:45 Love Bookbug - Ugly Bookbug Ball! (Ages 0-4)
  • Thursday 5 February, 18:00- 19:15 Love Harry Potter - National Harry Potter fun!
  • Friday 6 February, 14:00- 15:00 Love Crafts - Scottie Dog 3D Crafts (All ages)
  • Friday 6 February, 19:30- 21:00 Love Neil Broadfoot (Adults)
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00- 15:00 Fun Day - Family fun in Danderhall Library
  • Saturday 7 February, 18:00- 21:00  Love Films - Jack Reacher Film Night (Ages 15+)

 Gorebridge

  • Monday 2 February, 10:00- 12:00 Love Technology - Drop-in session (All ages)
  • Monday 2 February, 16:00- 17:00 Love Book Art (Ages 5-12)
  • Tuesday 3 February, 19:00- 20:00 Love Local Authors - A visit from Carol Anne Hunter (Adults)
  • Thursday 5 February, 19:00- 20:30 Love a mystery! - A special whodunnit to solve (Adults)
  • Friday 6 February, 14:00- 15:00 Love Biscuits! - Build a biscuit library! (Ages 5-12)  
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00 Love the Countryside - Take a walk through the countryside and learn about the world around us (All ages)
  • Image of a discrade book turned into a work of art.
  • Saturday 7 February, 11:30- 12:00 Love Storytelling - Fabulous storytelling fun (Ages 4-6)
  • Saturday 7 February, 12:00- 13:00 Love Crafts - Have fun and be creative (Ages 6-11)

Lasswade

  • Monday 2 February, 19:00- 21:00 Love Local History (Adults)
  • Tuesday 3 February, 13:30- 15:30 Love Computer Help! - Computer Taster Workshop (Adults) 
  • Tuesday 3 February, 19:00- 21:00 Love Plays - Lasswade presents performer and playwright Jo Clifford (Adults)
  • Wednesday 4 February, 14:00- 16:00 Love Technology - Drop-in session (All ages)
  • Thursday 5 February, All day Love Harry Potter - National Harry Potter fun! (All ages)
  • Thursday 5 February, 10:00- 12:00 Love Family History (Adults)
  • Friday 6 February, 13:00- 15:00 Love Cupcakes - Cupcake decorating workshop (All ages) 
  • Friday 6 February, 9:30 & 11:00 Love Bookbug - Family Bookbug sessions (Ages 0-4)
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00- 11:00 Love Knitting & Crafts - Come and get crafty (All ages)
  • Sunday 8 February, 14:00- 16:00  Love Computer Help! - Computer Taster Workshop (Adults)

Loanhead

  • Monday 2 February, 10:00-10:30 Love Bookbug - A special visit from Bookbug! (Ages 0-4)
  • Tuesday 3 February, 14:00- 16:00 Love Technology - Drop-in session (All ages)
  • Tuesday 3 February, 18:30- 19:30 Love Local Authors - A visit from Gordon Lawrie (Adults)
  • Wednesday 4 February, 11:00- 12:00 Love Line Dancing! (All ages)
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00- 10:30 Love Bookbug - Bookbug fun (Ages 0-4)
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00- 13:00 Love Crafts - SWRI craft display and demonstration

Mayfield

  • Monday 2 February, 18:30- 20:00 Love Burning Hearts - Create wooden hearts using pyrography (Ages 14+)
  • Tuesday 3 February, 18:30- 20:00 Love Speed Dating with Books! (Adults)
  • Thursday 5 February, 10:00- 12:00 Love Technology - Drop-in session (All ages)
  • Thursday 5 February, 18:30- 20:00 Love Booky Bingo! - Bingo with a difference (Adults/Young Adults)
  • Friday 6 February, 14:00- 16:00 Love Local Authors - A visit by Carol Anne Hunter (Adults)
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00- 14:00 Love Knitting - Yarn Bombing workshop (Ages 8+)
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00- 11:00 Love Booky Table Tennis - Join in the fun! (Ages 10-15)
  • Saturday 7 February, 11:00- 12:00 Love Booky Table Tennis - Join in the fun! (Ages 16+)
  • Saturday 7 February, 12:00- 14:00 Love Smoothies - Try out our smoothie bike! (All ages)
  • Saturday 7 February, 12:00- 14:00 Love Arts - Create your own book art (All ages)
  • Saturday 7 February, 12:00- 14:00 Love Therapies - Come along and try aromatherapy or reflexology ( Ages 14+)

 Newtongrange

  • All Week Love Mystery Parcels - Take a chance on a mystery selection
  • Wednesday 4 February, 19:00- 21:00 Love Relaxation - unwind with a relaxing massage or learn about essential oils.
  • Thursday 5 February, 19:00- 20:30 Love Karen Campbell (Adults)
  • Friday 6 February, 14:00- 16:00 Love Technology - Drop-in session (All ages)
  • Saturday 7 February, 12:00- 15:00 Love Live Music - Open sessions with musicians of all ages (All ages)
  • Saturday 7 February, 15:00- 16:00 Love Dancing - Scottish Country Dancing session (All ages)
  • Saturday 7 February, 11:00- 11:30 Love Bookbug - Family Bookbug session (Ages 0-4) Image of a library patron
  • Saturday 7 February, 11:30- 12:00 Love Storytelling - Fabulous storytelling fun (All ages)

Penicuik

  • Thursday 5 February, 14:00- 16:00 Love Technology - Drop-in session (All ages)
  • Saturday 7 February, 14:00- 15:00 Love Nick Sharratt! (Primary ages)
  • Saturday 7 February, 10:30- 11.15 Love Bookbug - Bookbug's big bash!(Ages 0-4)
  • Saturday 7 February, 12:00- 13:00 Love Live Music - A performance by The Penicuik Silver Band (All ages)
  • Saturday 7 February, 13:00- 14:00 Love Crafts - A book folding workshop (All ages)
  • Saturday 7 February, 13:45- 15:15 Love Poetry - Learn about poetry and memory techniques (Adults)
  • Saturday 7 February, 15:30- 16:30 Love Stories - Join us to hear stories from the Penicuik Epic story competition. 

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Roslin

  • Saturday 7 February, 10:00- 12:00 Love Technology - Drop-in session (All ages)
  • Saturday 7 February, Roslin Love Your Library Day Quiz