Orkney Library & Archive holds regular events throughout the year so, whether you live in Orkney or are just visiting, you should find something of interest for every age group. Some events even happen online so you can join in from wherever you are in the world.
Our forthcoming events are:
24 May 2013
Bookbug's big adventure
Come and help Patsy celebrate Bookbug Week by joining our big adventure! We will be holding a special Bookbug session at Stromness Community centre and Play Park, starting at 10.30am. A bus will leave Kirkwall Library at 10.00am, returning at 12.00 noon. Anyone who'd like to join us on the bus should contact Patsy or Louise by telephone at 873166, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
29 May 2013
Stromness Reading Group
Meetings of this book group are held in Stromness Library on the last Wednesday of each month at 7.00pm. The title up for discussion on this occasion will be the Orkneyinga Saga.
5 June 2013
Lunchtime Reading Group
The Lunchtime Reading Group meets in the Carnegie Room at 1.00pm. Bring along your sandwiches and we'll supply tea or coffee. The book to be discussed this time is An experiment in love by Hilary Mantel.
12 June 2013
The Poem's the thing
The monthly poetry reading group, hosted by Reader in Residence Alison MIller, and held in both Kirkwall and Stromness. The Kirkwall group will meet in the Carnegie Room at Orkney Library & Archive from 1.00pm - 2.00pm, and the Stromness group in the Stromness Library Exhibition Room from 6.00pm - 7.00pm. Everyone is welcome whether they are experienced poetry readers or beginners who would like to learn a bit more.
17 June 2013
Monday Night Murders
Meetings of this book group are held on the third Monday of each month at 7.00pm in the Carnegie Room. This reading group concentrates on books for crime lovers. The title up for discussion on this occasion will be Burned by Thomas Enger.