Edinburgh’s Festival of Libraries

A week long programme of events across the city to celebrate Edinburgh’s libraries. Runs from 8 -14 November.

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Supported by the University, the festival includes workshops, talks, exhibitions, performances and tours to little known places.

There are over 50 different library and information services contributing across the city.


Full details of all events can be found on the Edinburgh's Festival of Libraries website.

Edinburgh’s Festival of Libraries

University events

Edinburgh Libraries Fair

Launching the festival is a one day exhibition of over 35 Edinburgh-based library and information services - brought together under one roof.

There will be demonstrations, quizzes, activities for children, and lots of people to talk to about any topic under the sun.

This event is free and you do not need to book.

Edinburgh Libraries Fair

Saturday 8 November 2008, 10.00am

Saturday 8 November 2008, 4.00pm

Adam House, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1HT

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Edinburgh Libraries Fair

Research Collections tour

A behind the scenes tour of the new Centre for Research Collections at the University Library.

This event is free but places are limited. Please book by contacting Dr Joseph Marshall.

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Research Collections tour

Tuesday 11 November 2008, 11.00am

Tuesday 11 November 2008, 12.00pm

Edinburgh University Main Library, CRC 6th Floor, George Square, EH8 9LJ

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