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: 10 September 2019Bad Bugs Book Club - KirkwallThe Orkney International Science Festival takes place in September and this year Professor Joanna Verron, Head of Science at Manchester Metropolitan University is bringing the Bad Bugs Book Club to Orkney Library. This unique book club is interested in science, specifically microbiology, and only reads novels where infectious diseases form part of the plot. There are five novels to read ahead of the meeting which are all available from the library. You can choose to read any one of them or all five of them. Tickets for this event cost £6.00 (£4.00 concession) and can be purchased online or at Kirkwall Tourist Office. Click here to view the five books or to find out more information12 September 2019Bill Daly - KirkwallScottish crime author Bill Daly will be visiting Orkney Library & Archive to speak about his writing and to introduce his latest novel Never Proven, the fourth in his DCI Charlie Anderson series. This event is FREE but spaces are limited so get in touch with the library to book your place.14 September 2019Saturday Book Club - KirkwallSaturday Book Club is taking a break over the summer but will be back in September. 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.28 September 2019Saturday Slaughters Book Club - KirkwallSaturday Slaughters Book Club is taking a break over the summer but will be back in September. 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.