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Author Talks Across Aberdeenshire

Book Week Scotland 2019

Book Week Scotland is a national celebration of reading that takes place every November; this year running from the 18th -  23rd in various venues across Aberdeenshire. The theme is Blether and we have a fantastic line up of authors that include LJ Flanders, a personal trainer who will be delivering a workout session and talk at Fraserburgh sports centre.  Colin MacLachlan, Former SAS operator and star of Channel 4's SAS: Who Dares Wins and Channel 5's Secrets of the SAS will be talking about mental resilience and high profile SAS missions at Banchory British Legion.  Paul Murton, of BBC Grand Tour of Scotland will be sharing his knowledge on the history, local traditions and folklore of Orkney, Shetland and other places in Scotland at the Acorn Centre in Inverurie.  All our talks are sure to stimulate a good conversation and blether and there is something to suite all tastes in reading. 

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Booking tickets and registering for events

The following events can be booked online or alternatively you can book and pay in person at any of our libraries

Health and fitness workout with LJ Flanders - Monday 18th November - Fraserburgh Sports Centre, 6pm - 7pm

Author talk with LJ Flanders - Monday 18th November - Fraserburgh Sports Centre, 7.15pm - 8.15

Crime fiction with Eric Davidson - Monday 18th November - Meldrum Library

History with Rosemary Goring - Tuesday 19th November - Banchory Library

Hillwalking with Mike Cawthorne - Thursday 21st November - Alford Library

Colin MacLachlan SAS: Who Dares Wins - Friday 22nd November - Banchory British Legion


To register for our free or pay at the door events please use the link below:

Margaret Kirk - Monday 18th November - Aboyne Library 2pm - 3.30pm, Huntly Library 7pm - 8.30pm

Gillian Galbraith - Tuesday 19th November - Westhill Library

Pauline Cordiner - Wednesday 20th November - Portlethen Library

Philosophy Cafe - Wednesday 20th November - Stonehaven Library

Paul Murton - Thursday 21st November - Acorn Centre, Inverurie

Andrew Murray Scott - Thursday 21st November - Banff Library

Sandra Ireland - Saturday 23rd November - Ellon Library

Sarah Pederson - Saturday 23rd November - Peterhead Library

Pauline Cordiner - Saturday 23rd November - Westhill Library

Family and Local History Drop-In Session -  Tuesday 19th November - Banchory Library, Saturday 23rd November - Peterhead Library

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