What we do

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity changing lives through reading and writing. Scottish Book Trust believes that books and reading have the power to change lives. As a national charity, we inspire and support the people of Scotland to read and write for pleasure.

  • We give free books to every child in Scotland to ensure families of all backgrounds can share the joy of books at home.
  • We work with teachers to inspire children to develop a love of reading, creating innovative classrooms activities, book awards and author events programme.
  • We support Scotland’s diverse writing community with our training, awards and writing opportunities
  • We fund a range of author events for the public to enjoy and promote Scottish writing to people worldwide
  • We work for a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy. 

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Literature Alliance Scotland

Scottish Book Trust is proud to be part of Literature Alliance Scotland which works to support literature

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