Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Ed Hodge at North Berwick Library

Ed Hodge boasts 17 years experience in the sports media industry in Scotland across a variety of roles and is now PR & Media Executive for the Scottish Gold Union; he is the author of Jewel in the Glen: Gleneagle, Golf and The Ryder Cup and Behind the Ryder Cup: The Players' Stories with co-author, Pete Burns. Come and listen to Ed give the inside story on what goes on at golf's major tournaments.

Saturday 14th July at 7pm

Tickets £5:00 available to buy from North Berwick and Gullane Libraries. You can also email or phone North Berwick Library on 01620 820700 to buy tickets.

Books available to buy and a Licensed bar.

Tuesday, 12 June 2018


We are having a BIG BOOK SALE of withdrawn stock on Saturday 16th June, 10am - 1pm in Longniddry Community Centre.

This is a great opportunity to grab a bargain - perfect for going on your summer holidays! And if you finish the book when on your hols, then you could leave it for someone else to discover, giving you more room in the luggage bags for all the treasures bought on sightseeing trips! We will be selling fiction, non-fiction, children's books, audiobooks (tapes & CD) and DVDs!

Monday, 11 June 2018

Fringe by the Sea - Library Events

Badger the Mystical Mutt

Come and meet the star of this chart-topping illustrated children's book series! Badger the Mystical Mutt - a loveable, toast eating dog with a heart of gold, dodgy magic skills and a peculiar time-travelling machine - is a dependable friend ready to entertain and enchant you. With high fives, high paws and live magic, you can be sure that Badger will enjoy showing off and wagging his tail at the Fringe by the Sea.

Friday 3rd August. 10:30am, North Berwick Library. Tickets: £2.50, 5-9 years old. Capacity: 50. Adults (free) need to stay in the library during the event (not in the performance area) but it will be possible to see the performance.


Join some of the North Berwick Library staff for 2 special Bookbug sessions - songs, rhymes and stories for the under 5s.

Tuesday 7th August and Thursday 9th August at 10am, Spiegeltent at North Berwick Harbour. This is a free event

Heather Yule

Heather grew up surrounded by storytelling, music, theatre and literature. She has been particularly influenced by Gaelic and Travelling folk traditions. As a teenager, she began learning the clarsarch (Scottish traditional harp) and later started yo develop her own unique way of combining traditional storytelling with the music of the harp. Heather is a long established accredited member of the Scottish Storytelling Directory and has travelled all over Scotland and abroad, performing, teaching and leading workshops. Join her for some exciting and spell-binding stories of the sea and the land interwoven by the sparkling music of the harp!

Wednesday 8th August at North Berwick Library

3:30pm Family Storytelling Event
Tickets £2.50 (ages 6 to adult)
Capacity: 50

6:30pm Older Children and Adults Only
Tickets £5.00 (14 years +, includes glass of wine or soft drink)
Capacity: 40

Sue Lawrence

Food writer and novelist Sue Lawrence is writing her 19th cookbook, "A Cook's Tour of the Scottish Islands", and is very much enjoying the research having just returned from Shetland. She's also working on her 4th novel, an 18th century tale set in Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Hebrides. Sue will be in conversation talking about these latest projects, as well as her third novel "Down to the Sea", set in Newhaven, Edinburgh (which come out in February 2019), her best-selling novel based on the Tay Rail Bridge Disaster "The Last Train", and continued popularity of her cookbooks, including the most recent "Scottish Baking" which will be available to buy.

Friday 10th August, 2:30pm, North Berwick Library. Tickets: £5.00 which includes light refreshments (tea, coffee or soft drink).

Email or phone the Library 01620 820700 for more info and tickets.