Category Archives: Writing

Inspired to Write

World Book Night is just around the corner on the 23rd.of April. Although slightly in advance of the date, we decided to celebrate World Book Night by holding an event in Turriff Library for local aspiring writers. World Book Night … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Aberdeenshire, Author Visits, Books and Reading, Events, Libraries, Readers, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy New Reading Year

Thank you all for contributing to an absolutely  brilliant 2014. We’ve seen lots of promotions and events for all our  readers and reading groups, from World Book Night in April to Book Week Scotland  in November. Once again these initiatives … Continue reading

Posted in Author Visits, Books and Reading, Readers, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Peter May in Conversation with Fiona Stalker

Inverurie’s  World of Words 2014 festival gets underway on the 29th. August with a great week of events for all ages. Great news for all fans of bestselling and award-winning author Peter May as he will be appearing in the town’s Acorn … Continue reading

Posted in Aberdeenshire, Author Visits, Books and Reading, Events, Family History, Libraries, Readers, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Travel through time with a good book!

Our Summer Reading Challenge launches on June 19th, with a theme,  “Travel Through Time With A Good Book!” chosen to link with historical themes being highlighted in Scotland this year. Throughout the summer, children can participate by reading, or being read … Continue reading

Posted in Books and Reading, Writing, Young People | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Time Out For Writing

At the beginning of April, Inverurie Library hosted a really interesting couple of hours with local author Maggie Craig. The audience were mostly members of local writing  groups along with a few other writing enthusiasts who had come along to hear Maggie’s … Continue reading

Posted in Author Visits, Events, Readers, Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Inspiration, Perspiration & Self-Publication

Are you already doing a bit of writing or is it something you’ve thought about but never quite got round to? Local author Maggie Craig might be the inspiration you need. She will be in Inverurie Library on Wednesday 2nd. … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged | Leave a comment