Portobello Library’s Chatterbooks group for younger readers celebrated their last meeting of the year in their unique style. If you are the kind of person who enjoys dressing your pet up in festive attire there’s still time to enter Leith Library’s Festive Furballs competition. Entrants so far include a dead badger and an axolotl.
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It’s on! In association with Blackwell’s Bookshop we’re looking for the smartest book group in town. Could it be yours? And even if it’s not, we guarantee fun fun fun finding out.
Register your team of five bookish quizzers and maybe you’ll be the ones to take the title from reigning champs Portobello Book Group.
A guest post by Harry Giles
There’s a lot of reasons I love open mic. I love the curious audiences, the way you’re always free to try something new out, the relaxed atmosphere and lack of pressure, the audiences who’re always half writers as well, so pretty supportive and friendly. But most of all I love open mics – and spend a lot of time organising and hosting them – because I love the fantastic range of people and poems you find at them.
Here are just some of our events during October. Check with your local library to find out what’s happening in your area.
…here at Portobello Library we’re getting a brand new carpet fitted next Thursday (27th September). The bad news is that we’ll have to close the library that day while the carpet people do their thing.
The multi-talented Caroline Dunford will be running a series of writers’ workshops at Portobello Library on Monday evenings starting 19th March.
November’s been a busy old month in Edinburgh’s Libraries, as these pictures prove.
Do you dream in yarn, get annoyed if you get interrupted when you’re counting, and try to analyse people’s knitwear? Then this post is for you.