Upcoming events

Events for 1st February 2015 - 28th February 2015

Love Local History in Lasswade

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2 February 2015

Come along to find out more about your local area and its fascinating history with the team from Community Learning and Development.

Location: Lasswade Library

Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Cost: Free

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For contact details and directions please visit the Lasswade Library web page

Braw Blether in Penicuik

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25 November 2014 - 24 November 2015

Braw Blether is a reading group with a difference. This service encourages individuals to come together to share thoughts, ideas, emotions and feelings using stories and poems as our inspiration.

Every week

Location: Penicuik Library

Time: 13:30 - 15:00

Cost: Free

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You don’t have to be a great reader to come along to this group, and you don’t need to bring anything with you.

Why not join us and see how much better you feel with a cup of tea and a Braw Blether.

For more information on the group please visit the Braw Blether web page:

For contact details and directions please visit the Penicuik Library web page:

Carol Anne Hunter author visit in Gorebridge

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3 February 2015

Midlothian author Carol Anne is now fulfilling a lifelong desire to write.

Location: Gorebridge Library

Time: 19:00 - 20:00

Cost: Free

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In 2013 her short story, Bee and let Bee, was published by Octavius magazine and A Different Kind of Freedom was runner up in the Bloody Scotland Crime Writing competition.

Project Me, Carol Anne's debut novel was released in 2014. Join us to hear Carol Anne discuss her work.

Refreshments provided.

For directions and contact details please visit the Gorebridge Library web page:

Computer Taster workshop in Lasswade

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3 February 2015

Scared of your computer? Help and advice is at hand with this taster workshop with the team from Community Learning and Development.

Location: Lasswade Library

Time: 13:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free

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For contact details and directions please visit the Lasswade Library web page

Drawing from 'The Masters' Workshop in Dalkeith

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3 February 2015

The practice of copying from the masters used to be an intrinsic part of an artist's education.

Location: Dalkeith Library

Time: 13:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free

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In this workshop learn to reproduce an artwork of your choice from your own source material or from the library's selection of art books.

Suitable for both beginners and the more experienced. Materials provided.

This is a free event but booking is required. Please visit or call Dalkeith Library to book:

  • 0131 663 2083

For directions and further contact details please visit the Dalkeith Library web page:

Gordon Lawrie author event in Loanhead

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3 February 2015

Always popular, Edinburgh author Gordon Lawrie makes a welcome return to Loanhead Library.

Location: Loanhead Library

Time: 18:30 - 19:30

Cost: Free

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Gordon's book 'Four Old Geezers and a Valkyrie' was published in 2013 and he promises to bring some new material, short stories and music.

Guaranteed to make you smile and join in with his songs!

Refreshments provided.

For directions and contact details please visit the Loanhead Library web page:

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