This is good news … It builds confidence and makes our library project ever more worth while.Read More BBC Says the Most Users are in Scotland – Are You a Library User?
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
Our Library, behind the Scenes The last day of Fife’s operation of Colinsburgh Galloway Library (CGLT), the 28th of February, passed this week, with barely a ripple. What are we up to? Getting organised is what … here’s some examples: We’ve been training our volunteers who will provide the service. You may well know someone who is involved, you can be […]Read More Our Library … What are we up to?
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
The “Secret” part is that everyone is responsible for choosing a film recommendation, and keeping it a secret until the film startsRead More Secret Cinema
The library finally passes into Community hands in March 2017. To get to this point has been a long road. Beginning in 2007, when we asked for access to the reading…Read More In the beginning…