Category Archives: Aberdeenshire

Have you got your Bookbug Library Challenge certificate yet?

Bookbug’s Library Challenge will come to an end this Saturday 29th April. Children under the age of 5 have been busy collecting Bookbug stamps for their Collectors Card. When the card is full they can choose from a range of … Continue reading

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Bookbug at Westhill

Bookbug continues his journey around Aberdeenshire to join in Bookbug Sessions. This week he visited Westhill Library where families welcomed him and he managed to do actions to Incey Wincey Spider and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star! These are 2 of … 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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Mearns Readers Day June 2015

Very remiss of me not to have posted sooner about this excellent day. A great time was had by all on a beautiful sunny June Saturday in Laurencekirk. The new Mearns Community Library was a fantastic venue for our annual Readers … Continue reading

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An Evening with Christopher Brookmyre

Bestselling Scottish author Christopher Brookmyre will be appearing at the Acorn Centre, Inverurie as a guest of Aberdeenshire Libraries, at 7.00pm on Wednesday 11th. March. He’ll be talking about his writing and in particular, his recently published thriller ‘Dead Girl Walking’ Fans … Continue reading

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Zinio eMagazines

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if you could pick up your favourite magazines at any time, at any location and free of charge.  Well with Aberdeenshire Libraries you can do just that, we have 100 of the very best titles waiting … Continue reading

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Hard Vrocht Grun

A new World War One resource for schools, the Hard Vrocht Grun, was launched last week by Aberdeenshire Council’s Heritage Education Partnership – Libraries, Archives, Registrars, Arts Education and individual researchers. The purpose of the resource is to guide pupils through … Continue reading

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