“Orkney has the oldest public lending library in Scotland having been established in 1683”
Orkney Archive was the first local archive to be created outside Scotland’s major cities
Professor Pedersen of Robert Gordon’s University has been engaged in a year long project investigating ‘The Scottish Suffragettes’.
On Saturday 23rd September 2017 from 11am to 3pm there will be an opportunity to drop by the Orkney Archives in Kirkwall
This week, 6th – 8th of September, will see another aspect of the research taking place
The Scottish branch of PEN International, is a not-for-profit organisation that champions freedom of speech and literature across borders.
The Orkney Library and Archive has been exhibiting a wonderful collection of diaries spanning a breadth of 200 years.
World Book Day takes place again this year on 2nd March but has it lost its focus? Is it still about reading?