Morningside Library will be closed for a temporary period from Saturday 8th December to carry out necessary maintenance and repair works.
Dry rot and fungal growth has been found at the front of the building and immediate action needs to be taken to treat this and prevent it from spreading.
Here are just some of our events during October. Check with your local library to find out what’s happening in your area.
As Scotland’s largest visual arts festival gets underway here’s how to get the most out of art with the help of Edinburgh Libraries – all the year round.
1. Visit the Art Library
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Time for another pictorial trip round the libraries. It rained so much during July that Newington’s younger readers took the entirely sensible option of building themselves a ship. And not just any ship, this was a pirate ship me hearties. Yarr.
Luckily talented cellist Islay Roberts was not forced to walk the plank and was free instead to treat Newington’s more sophisticated landlubbers to a refined evening of musical entertainment.
Here’s our latest guest post from Poet in Residence Ryan Van Winkle:
It was a sunny day when I appeared at the newly re-furbished Morningside Library – a gateway to the world. Rainy days are good for library events and sunny days normally mean a dip in attendance but – bucking every forcast – we had a lovely group of children and two minders ready and willing to read poems.
A short video from the grand opening of the newly refurbished Morningside Library in December.
Crime writer Lin Anderson popped in to the new look Morningside Library to chat about some of her favourite reads. So if you are still looking for Christmas present ideas or inspiration for some holiday reading then check out what Lin had to recommend.
If you are interested in any of these books why not borrow them the catalog?