Libraries Week 2017

Libraries Week 2017

Celebrate Libraries Week 2017 

With events from 7 – 14 October, find out what your local Glasgow library can offer you.

We’ve taken a sample of some of the very best things Glasgow Libraries have to offer and prepared a fantastic showcase throughout Libraries Week.

 We'd love to see you at one of our events below! 

​Book Group Day 

Saturday 7th October, 1-4pm - Free.
Books Groups from across the city are invited for an afternoon of reading celebration with author Louise Welsh

Under 5’s Celebration

Monday 9th October, from 10.30am onwards - Free. 
A day for your little ones with a whole host of fun events including Bounce & Rhyme sessions, a visit from children’s author Allison Murray plus a cake to top it all off! 

​Glasgow Makers and Hardware Hackers

Tuesday 10th October, 6-7.30pm – Free, ticketed.
Calling all coders and hackers. This meet-up is a must for anyone with an interest in making or hardware hacking regardless of level, beginner to expert.

​140th Anniversary of the Founding of The Mitchell

Wednesday 11th October, 1pm – Free.
A pop-up display to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Mitchell Library with the first books purchased, the oldest book in the library, old library catalogues, and plans and photographs of The Mitchell since it opened its doors on 1st November 1877.

Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries 

Thursday 12th October, 12.30-2pm – Free.
A short talk on how Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries can help you find valuable health information sources in your own local Library, plus a drop-in session for anyone affected by cancer to access support and information. 
​Big Music for Mini’s

Saturday 14th October - Free.
The perfect family event, bring the kids along for a mix of some of the best loved libraries events at the Royal Concert Hall as well as paying a visit to our charming pop up library!  

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