As part of Book Week Scotland, you can hear about Vikings, Pirates, and Shipwrecked Princesses, on 16th of November from 7pm hosted by Orkney College.
Christmas Appeal: Raising Funds for Books
“The simple pleasure of owning a book can make a huge difference in children’s lives, bringing comfort, escapism and togetherness in families.” Marc Lambert, CEO Scottish Book Trust
Nominations Open for the Bookbug Hero Award
Scottish Book Trust has opened nominations for its Bookbug Hero Award 2023.
Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour Comes To Orkney
“I can’t wait to visit all these schools and to help to get the children excited about reading, drawing, creativity and emotional awareness.“ Tom Percival
Calling All Young Storytellers: ‘If These Walls Could Talk’
Young people aged 8 to 12 are being asked to take part in a storytelling project ‘If These Walls Could Talk’.
Celebrate 10 Years of Book Week Scotland
“Reading is Scotland’s favourite pastime, and we look forward to sharing in the country’s love of books.”-Pamela Tulloch, Chief Executive of The Scottish Library & Information Council (SLIC)
Celebrating the work of Bookbug
Bookbug has been central to the nursery’s inclusive and nurturing approach as they returned after a prolonged lockdown due to Covid-19.
Books for Christmas Appeal
“Everyone deserves a little bit of magic at Christmas so please do donate £5 if you can.”
Orkney Poet Olive Ritch Awarded ‘Next Chapter Award’
“I’m delighted to receive the Next Chapter Award and am extremely grateful to Scottish Book Trust for selecting me for this wonderful opportunity.”
Ignite Fellowships Announced: Supporting Writers in Scotland
Catriona Lexy Campbell will be working on a screen adaption of her father, Tormod Caimbeul’s debut novel, Deireadh an Fhoghair