“I am delighted to be joining the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour organised by Scottish Book Trust in May. I look forward to visiting schools and libraries in Orkney, the Highlands and the Western Isles and sharing my love of books and reading with its local communities.’ Joseph Coelho
Bookbug Week is taking place this week (15–21 May), encouraging little ones and their families to dance to their favourite songs and rhymes and then cosy up with a story.
How we see our landscapes through the use of maps is the theme of a fascinating exhibition in Orkney Library, Kirkwall.
“Here in the library, we are ideally positioned to support people at risk of digital exclusion from health and care services” Vikki Kerr
“This adaptation of Lord of the Rings is one very close to me personally.This is the version of Lord Of The Rings in my mind.”
“Improving mental wellbeing, tackling social isolation and closing the digital divide are some of the key aims of public libraries. ” Ian Ruthven
Orkney Library and Archive is currently still closed – the building that is – but you can still borrow books and use its services.
“Faill not to keep your sone diligent reading and wreating yt he loss not what he hes attained”
Library members can download and borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks using an app called BorrowBox on their smartphone, tablet or home computer.
This Saturday afternoon from 2.30 to 3.30 Orkney Library and Archive in Kirkwall will be marking Robert Burns day.