One Year on… Yes we’ve survived that long! A celebratory Coffee Morning will mark our first anniversary. Come down on Saturday 28th July 10a.m. – 12 Noon. Just as last year join us for Tea, Cake and a chat. It’s nothing formal. Bring the kids, check out what we have to offer – it’s not […]Read More Our First Anniversary!
Many thanks to the Earl and Countess of Crawford for choosing the Library as beneficiary of 60% of the income from this event! As well as the Gardens there will be teas and a Plant sale! Sunday 29 April, 2pm – 5pm (2018) Admission £6.00, children free More info: Scotland’s Garden Scheme: BalcarresRead More Balcarres Open Day: 60% to Library Funds!
The storytelling sessions with Sheila Kinninmonth which were planned for tomorrow 24th April have been cancelled due to illness. Hopefully they can be re-arranged for a later dateRead More Storytelling Sessions Cancelled
In a recent article, Karen Wilkieson made a an impassioned plea for new books for the library. She was answered almost immediately by Sue Foot of Sandstone Press, an independent Scottish publishing house, who offered to send us a selection of books from their recent lists and also a substantial discount on new titles. […]Read More New Books Coming!
The Library’s Catalogues are now on-line and available for Public access. You can access the catalogues from any connected device, including phones, at: Galloway Library Catalogues Select a library from the menu on the left (Books, DVDs or Audio books) Use the search bar at the top to find individual titles/authors, or browse alphabetically. When […]Read More Catalogues now online!
As some of you may know, the library computers were supplied by Paul Evans, who runs Gadget Stop Gaming in Buckhaven, who stepped in and helped us out when a previous offer of computers went west… A recent stock delivery was found to contain literally hundreds of Audio books which Paul has now kindly donated […]Read More AudioBooks!
Scots ‘most likely’ to use public library Scotland has the highest level of public library use in the UK, new research has suggested. Exactly half of the 1,000 Scots asked by the Carnegie UK Trust and Ipsos Mori said they had visited a library within the past year. They found that families with young children, […]Read More Scots ‘most likely’ to use public library
An excellent article, written by Barbara Millar and published in Scottish Review (original article here: http://www.scottishreview.net/BarbaraMillar205a.html) By the end of April, the former Fife Council-run library in the East Neuk village of Colinsburgh will be under new management – the local community. It will also have a new name – the Colinsburgh Galloway Library, in […]Read More How to save a Library – article by Barbara Millar
Back in2011/12, we started using the reading room as a small music venue for smaller, largely acoustic events for which the Town Hall would be too large…Read More Galloway Sessions