44 Junction Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1AG
Tel: 01856 873166
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:  24th April - 3rd December 2017 Read the Past - Imagine the Future This seven month Scottish national reading promotion was launched in April at Orkney Library & Archive by Scottish crime author Lin Anderson to coincide with the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology. The ongoing promotion will include a wide range of fiction and non-fiction that celebrates Scotland's rich heritage, history and culture of writing and reading. Library users can also enter a competition to win a £50 book token by submitting a book review, either by filling in a postcard in the library or on Twitter using the hashtag #ReadThePast17. 25 November 2017 Saturday Book Club - Kirkwall Saturday Book Club is our regular 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. 27 November - 3 December 2017 Book Week Scotland Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November. We have a number of special events at Orkney Library & Archive this year - visit our Book Week Scotland page to find out more. 9 December 2017 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.