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Celebrate Book Week Scotland in South Lanarkshire Libraries

Published: Friday, 19 October 2018

Celebrate Book Week Scotland in South Lanarkshire Libraries

Celebrate Book Week Scotland in South Lanarkshire Libraries

Book Week Scotland runs from Monday 19 November to Sunday 25 November 2018.

South Lanarkshire Libraries will be holding a full programme of events in local libraries to celebrate Book Week Scotland, which is a national celebration of books and reading that brings hundreds of events to a variety of venues across the country.

The 2018 events programme is packed with tales and talks, from the personal to the historic and political, with something for people of all ages to enjoy.

Those who want to spend the week reading will also have plenty of choice, with a free book which will be distributed to libraries and BWS partners across Scotland in the run up to the week.

Events taking place in a South Lanarkshire Library near you:

Keith Fergus - The photography of Keith Fergus. Monday 19 November 1:30pm-2:30pm. Tickets £3.20 from Avondale Community Wing Library, Strathaven, 01357 521167.

Ethyl Smith, Dark Times - Unfortunately this event has had to be cancelled. For further information please contact Fairhill Lifestyles Library, 01698 456360.

Thomas McKerley, Bloodlines Trilogy - Wednesday 21 November 11:00am-12:00 noon at St Leonards Library. Tickets £3.20. Contact St Leonards Library 01355 241573.

Cameron McNeish – Never Mind There’s Always the Hills - Thursday 22 November 7:00pm-8:00pm at East Kilbride Central Library. Tickets £5.00 from SLLC online box office or 01355 261000.

Russell Findlay, Acid Attack: A Journalist’s War on Organised Crime - We regret this event has been cancelled. Please contact Rutherglen Library on 014 643 1296 or SLLC Box Office 0141 613 5700 for refund information.

Cheese and Wine Readers Celebrations - Cambuslang Library Tuesday 20 November 6:00pm-7:15pm, and Lanark Library. Thursday 22 November 2:00pm-3:15pm. Tickets £3.20 from Cambuslang Library, 0141 584 2530, or Lanark Library, 01555 661144.

Gerry Campbell, General Manager for South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture, said:

“We are delighted to be holding such a wide variety of events to celebrate Book Week Scotland and encourage everyone in the community to come along and share their love of reading.

“If you can’t make it along, remember there are lots of other ways to get involved in Book Week Scotland online.

This is the perfect time to get signed up to your library or look out your membership card, stock, up on books at home and make time to relax and read.”