"Love Your Library" Day 2016

Logo for Love Your Library 2016

1 February 2016 - 6 February 2016

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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Nick Sharratt ~ Malcolm Archibald ~ Neil Broadfoot

Come along and meet an author, listen to music, play a game, take in some history, get crafty and lots, lots more.

Download the full programme here:    Nick Sharratt image

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

Events

All Saturday 6 February events - National Libraries Day:

Through the week...

Dalkeith

  • Tuesday 2 February, 13:30- 15:30 Introduction to Glass Painting - art workshop (Adults/All ages) 
  • Wednesday 3 February, 10:30- 11:30 Lavinia Urban - local children's/young adult author (Ages 8-12)
  • Wednesday 3 February, 10:00- 12:00 eBooks drop-in - get help with the free eBooks and eMagazines services
  • Wednesday 3 February, 19:30- 21:00 The Railways of Dalkeith - An illustrated talk by local historian and railway enthusiast Brian Scott (Adults)
  • Thursday 4 February, 13:30- 15:30 Drawing the Waverley Line - drawing workshop (Adults/All ages)
  • Friday 5 February, 10:30- 11:30 Moira Cormack - storytelling workshop (Ages 3-7)
  • Saturday 6 February, 11:30- 12:30 Nick Sharratt - one of Britain's favourite children's author (Ages 3 -10)

 Danderhall

 Gorebridge

  • Monday 1 February, 16:00- 17:00 Book Art - create works of art from old books and your imagination (Ages 5-11)
  • Tuesday 2 February, 19:00- 20:00 Malcolm Archibald - A step back to the 19th Century (Adults)Image of a biscuit cake from Midlothian Science Festival
  • Wednesday 3 February, 09:30- 13:00 Mystery Parcels - Discover new authors with one of our mystery parcels. Just bring your library card!
  • Thursday 4 February, 10:00- 12:00 eBooks drop-in - get help with the free eBooks and eMagazines services
  • Friday 5 February, 10:00- 10:30 Love Bookbug - Dress up as your favourite book character! (Ages 0-5)  
  • Friday 5 February, 14:00- 15:00 Build a Biscuit Library - edible libraries! (Ages 5-11)

Lasswade         

Mayfield

  • Monday 1 February, 18:30- 20:00 Burning Hearts workshop - Create wooden hearts using pyrography (Ages 10+)Image of a Neil Broadfoot book cover.
  • Thursday 4 February, 19:00- 21:00 Booky Bingo! - Bingo with a difference (Adults/Young Adults)
  • Friday 5 February, 19:00- 21:00 Neil Broadfoot - one of Scotland's brightest new crime writing talents (Adults)


 Newtongrange

  • Tuesday 2 February, 19:00- 20:00 - Favourite books - join the Newtongrange Reading Group to talk about your favourite book (Adults)
  • Wednesday 3 February, 19:00- 21:00 Love Relaxation - unwind with a relaxing massage and perfume oil demonstration (Adults)

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