Tuesday, 28 June 2011

'The Greatest Wonder of the Age' - Andrew Meikle and John Rennie

An exciting new exhibition tracing the lives of East Lothian’s world-famous engineers. Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the death of Meikle and the 250th anniversary of the birth of Rennie, this exhibition is not to be missed— a mix of informative text and rare imagery.

Thurs 9th June – Tues 21st June 2011 - East Linton Library
Sat 25th June – Tues 5th July 2011 - North Berwick Library
Sat 8th July – Tues 19th July 2011 - Ormiston Library
Sat 23rd July – Fri 29th July 2011 - Dunbar Library
Fri 5th Aug – Tues 16th Aug 2011 - Prestonpans Library
Sat 20th Aug – Tues 30th Aug 2011 - Musselburgh Library
Sat 3rd Sept – Tues 13th Sept 2011 - Longniddry Library
Sat 17th Sept – Tues 27th Sept 2011 - Port Seton Library
Sat 1st Oct – Tues 11th Oct 2011 - Haddington Library
Sat 15th Oct – Tues 25th Oct 2011 - Tranent Library
Sat 29th Oct – Thurs 10th Nov 2011 - Gullane Library

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Monday, 27 June 2011

Library Catalogue Maintenance - Wednesday 29th June

On Wednesday 29th June we will be carrying out essential maintenance on our catalogue.
The catalogue will still be available for searching, but for most of the day you will not be able to access Your Borrower Account so will not be able to make reservations, renewals, or check your "My Account" details.
We apologise for this interruption in service.

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Monday, 20 June 2011

Dunbar Conversations

Dunbar Library invites you to Dunbar Conversations - the third in a series of three about life in Dunbar.

'The Harbour and the Sea'

Our guest speakers; Gordon Easingwood (Fisherman), Stuart Turnbull (RNLI) & Brian Cleator (Dunbar Harbour Trust). In the Gibb Room, Dunbar Library
Chair - Kilvert Croft

Free but numbers limited - to book contact Dunbar Library. Tel: 01368 863521 or email dunbar.library@eastlothian.gov.uk

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Thursday, 16 June 2011

Readers Day event/book group party

Saturday 2nd July Prestonpans Library 2.30-4.30pm

Featuring award winning authors:
James Robertson – And the land lay still/Joseph Knight
Peter Kerr – Snowball oranges and the Bob Burns mysteries
Judith Stewart – East Lothian Writer of the year for poetry, 2010

Fun literary quiz – will you be in the winning team this year?
Book swap – bring a book/take a book
Welcome drink, afternoon tea and fabulous home-baked cakes
Best goody bags ever

And it’s all free!!
But you do need a ticket, available on request from any East Lothian library or by contacting Trina Gavan at Haddington library (01620 822531)tgavan@eastlothian.gov.uk or 01620 826956

Numbers are strictly limited, so don’t be disappointed – book your place now!

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Thursday, 9 June 2011

Writer of the Year Competition - 2011

“Entries are now being invited for the Writer of the Year 2011 competition organised by Tyne and Esk Writers in conjunction with East Lothian and Midlothian library services. Anyone over the age of sixteen, living, working, or studying in East Lothian or Midlothian can enter. Entries can be in any form of prose or poetry. There is a £100 top prize, which is awarded with a trophy, specially designed for the competition by glass artist Alison Kinnaird. The overall winner will also receive a one to one creative writing session with Tom Murray, Creative Writing Fellow. The competition is sponsored by Simon Kesley of Kesley`s Book Shop in Haddington.
Entry forms with details and rules of the competition are available on-line and in all libraries. The closing date is 19th August

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Blooming Great Tea Party

30th June Musselburgh Library - All Day

Blooming Great Tea Party to raise money for Marie Curie to help continue caring for people with terminal cancer and other illnesses in your local area.

There will be cake!

Further information from Musselburgh Library. Tel: 0131 665 2183 or email musselburgh.library@eastlothian.gov.uk