Library Events

Libraries aren't only for reading! We have lots of fab events taking place in libraries across the Borders this month. Read on for more...

We are looking for donations of LEGO to start a Lego Club! If you're able to give, please drop off any donations at your local Library.

 

MARCH

BOOKBUG
Date: Friday 1, 8, 15 and 22 March 2019
Location: Melrose Library
Time: 10:00–10:30 (for under 1s)
Time:  10:45–11:30 (for toddlers)
Cost: Free
Join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers.  Please contact Melrose Library on 01896 664171 or Email: libmelrose@liveborders1.org.uk

HAWICK LIBRARY READING GROUP
Date: Monday 4 March 2019
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 15:00 – 16:00
Cost: Free
Love reading? Enjoy discussing books? Want to be part of a reading group?
The Hawick Library Reading Group meets again on Monday 4 March.  For further details please contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640 or Email: libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk

PEEBLES LIBRARY WRITING GROUP
Date: Monday 4 March 2019
Location: Peebles Library
Time: 10:30 – 12:30 
Cost: Free
Interested and enthusiastic about writing?  Want to be part of a writing group?  Come along and bring your ideas.  Meets on the first Monday of the month (unless a Public Holiday).
For further information please contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or Email: libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk

BOOKBUG
Date: Monday 4, 11 and 18 March 2019
Location: Selkirk Library
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Cost: Free
Come and join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers.  Please contact Selkirk Library on 01750 726410 or Email: libselkirk@liveborders1.org.uk

BOOKBUG
Date:  Monday 4 & 18 March 2019
Location: Jedburgh Library Contact Centre
Time: 10:30–11:00
Cost: Free
join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers. Please contact Jedburgh Library Contact Centre on 01835 863592 or Email: libjedburgh@scotborders.gov.uk  

GET CLICKING SESSIONS
Date: Every Tuesday
Location: Galashiels Library
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Cost: Free
Computer learning classes aimed at the complete beginner. Booking essential.  Contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or email libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk

CODE CLUB
Date: Tuesday 5, 12 and 19 March 2019
Location: Melrose Library
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Cost: Free – Booking essential
Code Club is FREE at the Library!  Learn how to make computer games, Websites and animations.  Suitable for 9-11yrs.  Booking essential as spaces are limited.  Please contact Melrose Library on 01896 664171 or Email: libmelrose@liveborders1.org.uk

BOOKBUG
Date: Tuesday 5, 12 & 26 March 2019
Location: Burgh Hall, Peebles
Time: 10:00–10:30
Cost: Free
Come and join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers.  Please contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or Email: libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk

GET CLICKING SESSIONS
Date:  Every Tuesday
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 09:15-10:30
Cost: Free – Booking essential
Computer learning classes aimed at the complete beginner. Booking essential.  Contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640 or email libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk

STITCH AND CHAT CRAFT GROUP
Date: Tuesday 5, 12, 19 and 26 March 2019
Location: Galashiels Library
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Cost: Free
Stitch and Chat are a craft group that meet every Tuesday at Galashiels Library. Bring your own work, share skills and meet people. New members always welcome. Contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or email libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk for more information.

CODE CLUB
Date: Tuesdays & Wednesdays in March
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 15:45 – 16:45
Cost: Free – Booking essential
Spaces still available.  Code Club is FREE at the Library!  Learn how to make computer games, Websites and animations.  On Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3.45-4.45pm.  Suitable for 9-11yrs.  Booking essential as spaces are limited.  Please contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640 or email: libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk

DUNS LIBRARY READERS GROUP        
Date: Wednesday 6 March 2019
Location: Duns Library Contact Centre
Time: 10:00 -11:15 and 11:45 – 13:00
Cost: Free
Love Reading? Enjoy discussing books? Want to be part of a reading group?
For more information contact Duns Library Contact Centre on 01361 882622 or Email: libduns@scotborders.gov.uk   

Friends of Kelso Library present an author talk by award winning, local author Margaret Skea. Margaret will be talking about the third book in the Munro Trilogy, By Sword and Storm on Wednesday 6 March at 14:15 in the library. Tea and biscuits will be served.  Silver Collection.  For further information contact Hazel Woodsell, Secretary of the Friends of Kelso Library, 01573 224951.  All welcome.

GET SURFING SESSIONS
Date:  Every Wednesday
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 09:15-10:30
Cost: Free – booking essential
Computer learning classes aimed at the complete beginner. Booking essential. Contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640 or email libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk

BOOKBUG
Date:  Thursday 7, 14, 21 & 28 March 2019
Location: Galashiels Library
Time: 10:00 -10:30 
Cost: Free
Join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers.  To book a place contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or Email: libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk  

BOOKBUG
Date: Thursday 7, 14, 21 & 28 March 2019
Location: Innerleithen Library Contact Centre
Time: 10:00–11:00
Cost: Free
Come and join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers.  Please contact Innerleithen Library Contact Centre on 01896 830789 or Email: libinnerleithen@scotborders.gov.uk

LEGO CLUB
Date: Thursday 7, 14 and 21 March 2019
Location: Melrose Library
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Cost: Free
Come along and join in the fun at our new Lego Club.  For ages 5-11. Please contact Melrose Library on 01896 664171 or Email: libmelrose@liveborders1.org.uk

BOOKBUG
Date: Thursdays 7, 14, 21 and 28 March 2019
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 10:30–11:00 (for babies 0-2 years)
Time:  14:30–15:00 (2-4 years)
Cost: Free
Join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers. Please contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640 or Email: libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk

BOOKBUG
Date:  Friday 8 and 22 March 2019
Location: Kelso Library Contact Centre Library
Time: 10:30 -11:00
Cost: Free
Join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers. Please contact Kelso Library Contact Centre on 01573 223171 or Email: libkelso@scotborders.gov.uk  

BOOKBUG
Date:  Monday 11 & 25 March 2019
Location: Duns Library Contact Centre
Time: 11:15-11:45
Cost: Free
Join us for fun with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers.  Please contact Duns Library Contact Centre on 01361 882622 or Email: libduns@scotborders.gov.uk

KELSO LIBRARY LIVE EVENT – Matt Seattle – The Pipes that Time Forgot!
Date: Tuesday 12 March 2019
Location: Kelso Library Contact Centre
Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Cost: £5.00 per ticket
Border Pipes, Border Pipers, and What They Played
John Anderson, My Jo – Toun Piper of Kelso and “an amorous wag in his day”
Tunes of the Yetholm Gypsies
Matt Seattle explores the traditions and plays the tunes of the Border Toun Pipers.
To book please contact 01750 726400 or Email: libraries@liveborders1.org.uk or book at Kelso Library Contact Centre.

PEEBLES LIBRARY READERS GROUP
Date: Wednesday 13 March 2019
Location: Peebles Library
Time: 10:30–11:30
Cost: Free
Love reading?  Enjoy discussing books?  Want to be part of a reading group?  The group will be discussing ‘God Help the Child’ by Toni Morrison on Wednesday 13 March.
For further information please contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or Email: libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk

PEEBLES LIBRARY JUNIOR READING GROUP (P5-P7)
Date: Friday 15 March 2019
Location: Peebles Library
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Cost: Free
Interested in reading and talking about books?  The Junior Reading Group for P5-P7 meets the 3rd Friday of the month in Peebles Library.  For further information please contact Peebles Library on 01721 726333 or Email: libpeebles@liveborders1.org.uk

HAWICK LIBRARY WRITING GROUP
Date: Monday 18 March 2019
Location: Hawick Library
Time: 15:30
Cost: Free
Interested and enthusiastic about writing?   Come along and bring your ideas.  New members welcome.  For further details please contact Hawick Library on 01450 364640 or Email: libhawick@liveborders1.org.uk

INNERLEITHEN TUESDAY BOOK GROUP
Date: Tuesday 19 March 2019
Location: Innerleithen Library Contact Centre
Time: 18:00 - 19:00
Cost: Free
Read the chosen book then come along to join in the discussion.
Join others interested in reading to discuss books in this informal setting.  The group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month.  The group will be discussing ‘Everyone Brave is Forgiven’ by Chris Cleave on Tuesday 19 February.  For further information please contact Innerleithen Library Contact Centre on 01896 830789 or Email: libinnerleithen@scotborders.gov.uk

GALASHIELS LIBRARY BOOK GROUP
Date: Monday 25 March 2019
Location: Galashiels Library
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Cost: Free
Interested in joining a Book Group? We are starting new Book Group at Galashiels Library between 3-4pm on the last Monday of every month.  If you would like more information or to sign up contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or email libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk

AN EXILE RETURNS TO BERWICK (AUTHOR TALK)
Date: Tuesday 26 March 2019
Location: Duns Library Contact Centre
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Cost: Free
Author Mike Frasers talks about his book ‘Health and Home are Powerful Magnets’   featuring the Life and work of John MacKay Wilson writer of Wilsons Tales of the Borders. To book a place contact Duns Library Contact Centre on 01361 882622 or Email: libduns@scotborders.gov.uk

KELSO LIBRARY READING GROUP
Date: Tuesday 26 March 2019
Location: Kelso Library
Time: 14;15
Cost: Free
Love reading? Enjoy discussing books? Want to be part of a reading group?
Please contact Kelso Library Contact Centre on 01573 223171 or Email: libkelso@scotborders.gov.uk  

THE PIPES THAT TIME FORGOT
Date: Thursday 28 March 2019
Location: Galashiels Library
Time: 19:30-21:00
Cost: £5.00
Matt Seattle explores the traditions and plays the tunes of the Borders Toun Pipers. Donald MacLean, Toun piper of Galashiels. Secrets of the Soor Plums and the Braw Lads. To book a place contact Galashiels Library on 01896 664170 or Email: libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk 

SELKIRK LIBRARY READERS GROUP        
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