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Castlemilk Library by Lesley Martin

5 Reasons Why We Need to Protect Local Libraries

Using the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as inspiration, we take a look at five reasons why local libraries are so important to children, parents and communities in general.

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Scottish Novel World Cup 2018

A Guide to the Scottish Novel World Cup 2018

To make up for Scotland's absence from another World Cup, we are running our very own Scottish Novel World Cup on Twitter. Which author will you support?

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The cover of Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist

Teen Book of the Month: Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist

May's book of the month is the exiting debut YA novel from John Young - we have 5 copies to give away!

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The interior of Duke Humphrey's Library, Oxford

13 Great Museums for Book Lovers

It's Museums Week! If you bibliophiles out there think there's nothing for you, well, think again...

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Sophie Cameron

Sophie Cameron: My journey as an LGBTQ+ reader and writer

Sophie Cameron's debut novel Out of the Blue represents an exciting new direction for LGBTQ+ fiction, where the characters' sexuality isn't the main focus or source of conflict in the story. In this blog post, Sophie explains how she hopes her book and other books can speak to readers.

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Teen boy walking past library shelves

Teenage Rebellion in the Library

Award-winning author Thomas Welsh discusses how his local library helped him to rebel as a teenager, grow as a person and develop as a writer.

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An element of Scottish Book Trust's poster for their Rebel Campaign

How to Take Part in our Facebook Live Creative Writing Workshop

For the first time ever, we will be live-streaming a creative writing workshop on Facebook. Find out how easy it will be to take part and start writing your story for Rebel.

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The cover of The Phantom Lollipop Man, drawn in cartoon style

Children's Book of the Month: The Phantom Lollipop Man

March's book of the month is the latest humorous school gang adventure from Pamela Butchart - we have 5 copies to give away!

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Rebel: Submit Your Stories Now!

Today is the launch of our annual writing campaign. Find out more about this year's theme and all the ways you can get involved

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Comic Books

5 Events for Comic Book Lovers at Aye Write!

If you're keen on comics or graphic novels, we've got 5 great events for you at this year's Aye Write! festival.

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