Author Archives: Aberdeenshire Libraries

Autism Friendly Libraries

We  are purchasing sensory resources that will enable us to create pop-up sensory spaces in our libraries in order to provide a fully inclusive service to all our users   The purpose of this is to provide families with children … Continue reading

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Alford Library Summer Programme

  Alford Library is now onto week 2 of their summer programme.  The children have had a great time taking part in lots of activities including those provided by the library.     For the library craft activities the focus … Continue reading

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Recent iPad and Tablet Classes in Westhill Library

Two very successful iPad/tablet classes were held in Westhill Library run by Aberdeenshire Council’s Leisure Learning, partnering with Libraries and iConnect North East.   These six week classes in January & February were open to all the community and taken up … Continue reading

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“Our Lives”

The Huntly Express and associated group of newspapers have produced a book entitled “Our Lives” which is based on a yearlong project where readers were asked to submit photographs of events and everyday happenings in their lives. The book is a pictorial … Continue reading

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British Newspaper Archive

A new free resource from Aberdeenshire Libraries British Newspaper Archive is a rich source of news articles which covers every aspects of news from major events such as the World Wars and the sinking of the Titanic to local community happenings. … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge Prize Giving

A fantastic morning was spent by all at the prize giving for Aberdeenshire Libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge 2015. Local winners from across the shire, ranging in age from three to thirteen, were invited to attend the morning. Keith Charters, writer … Continue reading

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National Road Safety Week

National Road Safety Week starts on 18th November. This year the theme is tune in to road safety and give it our full attention – especially when we are driving but also when we’re walking, cycling, skating, running If you … Continue reading

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