Aberdeen


Poetry of the Himalayas

Aberdeen, Aberdeen
Free, drop in
Children
Sunday 3 December 2017 10:00

Scotland may be the most mountainous part of the UK, but the mountains of Nepal are the biggest in the world.  Come and find out about these beautiful giants as Nabin Chhetri shares 'The Poetry of the Himalayas.'   The workshop will familiarize the children with the poetry of the mountains and everyone will be encouraged to write their own poem to take home with them at the end of the event.


The Growing Season: Helen Sedgwick

Aberdeen, Aberdeen
Free, ticketed
Adults
Tuesday 28 November 2017 19:00

Can you conceive a future where women are no longer needed to conceive? The Growing Season vividly presents a world where this is reality and a synthetic pouch enables anyone to have a child. Author of the acclaimed novel The Comet Seekers, Helen has delivered another story which questions the world around us and plants the seed for bigger discussions. Come and hear her talk about her new novel.


Storytime at Culter Library

Aberdeen, Aberdeen
Free, drop in
Children, Family
Monday 27 November 2017 15:45

Join us for an extra special story time this Book Week Scotland, when we will be reading the titles shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize. Don’t forget to cast your vote for your favourite title at the end, in one of our special voting boxes! Suitable for children aged 3–7 years old.


Storytime at Culter Library

Aberdeen , Aberdeen
Free, drop in
Children, Family
Wednesday 29 November 2017 16:00

Join us for an extra special story time this Book Week Scotland, when we will be reading the titles shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize. Don’t forget to cast your vote for your favourite title at the end, in one of our special voting boxes! Suitable for children aged 3–7 years old.


Storytime at Culter Library

Aberdeen , Aberdeen
Free, drop in
Children, Family
Thursday 30 November 2017 15:45

Join us for an extra special story time this Book Week Scotland, when we will be reading the titles shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize. Don’t forget to cast your vote for your favourite title at the end, in one of our special voting boxes! Suitable for children aged 3–7 years old.


The Mountains by Moonlight with Alan Rowan

Aberdeen, Aberdeen
Free, ticketed
Adults
Wednesday 29 November 2017 18:30

Mountaineer, author and journalist Alan Rowan spends his time walking in and writing about Scotland's hills for newspapers and magazines. With thrilling tales and stunning photography, Alan will be sharing stories from his two books, Moonwalker: Adventures of a Midnight Mountaineer, and A Mountain Before Breakfast. Join us for a fabulous celebration of the Great Scottish Outdoors . The event will include a Q+A with book sale and signing.

Spaces at this free event are limited so booking is essential.


Scribbling in the Margins with Daniel Gray

Aberdeen, Aberdeen
Free, ticketed
Adults
Saturday 2 December 2017 14:30

Rounding off our Book Week Scotland celebrations, STV’s Peoples Historian and author, Daniel Gray, will be telling us why he thinks there are at least 50 Reasons to love reading.

Following his successful events at this summer’s Edinburgh International Book Festival, Daniel will be celebrating the joy of the written word with his new book Scribbles in the Margins. Join us for a fabulous celebration of one of our country’s favourite pastimes! The event will include a Q+A with book sale and signing.

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