About Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland 2017 is taking place from Monday 27 November – Sunday 3 December.

Watch this space for more info about all the exciting ways you can take part!

Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.

During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life will come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. They will be joined in this celebration by Scotland’s authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators to bring a packed programme of events and projects to life.

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Nourish eBook

Download a free copy of Nourish, and listen to the authors reading their own stories!

Virtual Festival

We had a packed week of exclusive online events. Catch up on all of them here!

Book Lists

From great Scots to poetry, crime to romance, find a Scottish-themed book list to suit any taste or mood

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Bookstore, image by Kristin Klein

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Schools and Parents

Find out how children can get involved in Book Week Scotland

Find a Bookseller

Need to restock your bookshelves? The Booksellers Association has a handy map to help you find a bookstore near you!


Learn more about the libraries, schools and organisations that help make Book Week Scotland possible

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Information for Press

Find key dates, images and more





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