Here’s Councillor Richard Lewis, leading a rousing chorus of Old Macdonald Had a Farm, at Craigmillar Library.
Craigmillar Library had some very special overnight guests recently.
After a storytime and some glowy designer wristband making, our younger readers left their teddy pals at the library for a ‘sleepover’. But when the children went home, did the teddies actually go to sleep? No, they did not! They had an amazing adventure during the night. Take a look at what they got up to:
Our latest selection of brilliant books for under fives has been chosen with Valentine’s Day in mind…
Saturday 9th February is National Libraries Day. How will you celebrate? We’ve come up with a few ideas, but we’re sure you can think of more…
As promised, here are the winning entries in our Greyfriars Bobby art competition. First of all, well done Lily, who won the 5 – 7 age group.
And congratulations to Alex, aged 9, who won the prize in the 8-12 age group.
Our Green Pencil Award, for creative writing with an environmental slant, is now in its fifth year. This year’s competition, on the theme of “Birds and beasties”, attracted over 1000 entries from Edinburgh’s keenest and greenest young wordsmiths.
Want to find out a fun way to improve your maths skills?
Fancy testing your skills against students from all over the UK?
Want to see how quickly you can improve by playing fun, interactive games?
The Mathletics Four Nations Challenge takes place on 13th and 14th November and it’s free to take part.
Probably best known for the popular ‘Scream Street‘ series of children’s books, writer Tommy Donbavand has also penned titles including “My teacher ate my brain” and “Terror in cubicle four”, as well as writing for CBBC’s “Planet Cooks”.
No stranger to the performing arts, panto veteran Tommy knows how to put on a show, so we’re really looking forward to his forthcoming visit to Oxgangs Library.
Edinburgh’s Olympic heroes haven’t been the only ones celebrating recently, as our latest photo gallery shows that library users of all ages have had reasons to be cheerful too.