ORKNEY LIBRARY & ARCHIVE
BOOKS AND A LOT MORE
44 Junction Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1AG
Tel: 01856 873166
EVENTS
Orkney Library & Archive holds many events, groups, meetings and exhibitions throughout the year so whether you live in Orkney or are just visiting you should find something of interest. Many of our events are even covered live through our Twitter and Facebook pages so you can join in from wherever you are in the world. Keep a check on this page to see what's happening over the next few weeks. For our regular ongoing events just click on the logo for more information. All other events are listed below. Other forthcoming events are:  26 October 2019 Saturday Slaughters Book Club - Kirkwall Saturday Slaughters Book Club is our regular library reading group for crime fiction. The group meets in the Carnegie Room at 2.30pm. Find out more on our Book Club page. 9 November 2019 Saturday Book Club - Kirkwall Saturday Book Club is our regular library reading group which reads a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction. The group meets in the Carnegie Room at 2.30pm. Find out more on our Book Club page. BOOK WEEK SCOTLAND 18th - 24th November 2019 Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading that takes place all across the country. At Orkney Library & Archive we will be hosting a number of special Book Week Scotland events. 20 November 2019 National Mobile Libraries Day - Kirkwall This Book Week Scotland we are celebrating Mobile Library Services across the country so on Wednesday our Mobile Library will be parked on Broad Street next to St Magnus Cathedral on Wednesday afternoon for people to go aboard and see what the Mobile Library has to offer. 21 November 2019 Sue Lawrence - Kirkwall Scottish author and food writer Sue Lawrence will be returning to Orkney Library & Archive to discuss her latest novel Down To The Sea. This event will be held in the Reference Room at 2pm and is a FREE event but spaces are limited to get in touch to book your place. 21 November 2019 A Taste of Scotland’s Islands - Kirkwall Come along to the MacGillivray Room at 7pm for an evening of talking and tasting with Sue Lawrence and Rosemary Moon and hear about Sue’s latest cookery book full of recipes from the Scottish Islands. Tickets for this event are £3 each and spaces are limited to get in touch to book your place. 23 November 2019 Les Cowan - Kirkwall Local author Les Cowan returns to Orkney Library & Archive to launch his latest novel Sins of the Fathers, the third book in his David Hidalgo crime series. This FREE event is in the MacGillivray Room at 11am and everyone is welcome to come along. Booking is not required.
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