Category Archives: Author Visits

Summer Reading Challenge 2016 – Launch

Scottish Children’s Author Barry Hutchison joined Aberdeenshire school pupils on Thursday 23rd June to launch the Summer Reading Challenge. It inspires thousands of children every summer to pick up books and read. The annual Reading Challenge, sponsored by Total E&P UK, … Continue reading

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Book Into Free Book Week Scotland Events

Coming soon to libraries in Aberdeenshire, a great line-up of Book Week Scotland Events starting on Monday 23rd. November. Book Week Scotland is for everyone and celebrates whatever it is that you enjoy to read. Delighted to say that wow … Continue reading

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WoW Treats for Readers

Inverurie’s annual World of Words festival has almost arrived with an amazing line-up of events in September, including a couple of meet the author sessions organised by Aberdeenshire Libraries. One of the highlights will be John Gordon Sinclair, appearing in the … 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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Love reading? Love cakes? Love to meet authors?

If the answer is yes, then join us in Mearns Community Library, Laurencekirk on Saturday  27th. June for a fab ‘meet the authors’ afternoon.  Three excellent authors, great chit-chat and truly scrumptious cakes in a beautiful new library. Great value at … Continue reading

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Brilliant Brookmyre

Delighted to report that our evening with Chris Brookmyre was a resounding success. About 120 people turned out to hear an extremely humorous and entertaining talk from one of Scotland’s greatest contemporary authors. He’s a master at telling the story, holding an … 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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