Bookbug Sessions Information

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Bookbug Sessions are held in many areas throughout Scotland, and it is possible for most people to find a session close to their home.

Here is a list of all the Local Authority areas in Scotland which run Bookbug Sessions and Gaelic Bookbug Sessions:

 

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Aberdeen

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Aberdeen area.  Please click here for more information or check with your local library.

 

Aberdeenshire

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Aberdeenshire area.  Please click here or check with your local library for more information.

 

Angus

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Angus area.  Please ask at your local library for further details.

 

Argyll and Bute

Bookbug Sessions are held in various libraries and community venues in Argyll and Bute. Please click here from for more information or check with your local library.

C

Clackmannanshire

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Clackmannanshire area.  Please ask at your local library for more information.

D

Dumfries and Galloway

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Dumfries and Galloway area. Please click here for further details or ask at your local library. All sessions are FREE and are open to all parents/carers with children from birth to 4 years of age.  No need to book, just turn up.

 

Dundee

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Dundee area. Please click here for further details, or visit your local library.

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East Ayrshire

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the East Ayrshire area.  Please see the East Ayrshire Leisure website for further details.

 

East Dunbartonshire

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the East Dunbartonshire area. They are free but must be booked with the library in advance.

Please click here for information about Bookbug Sessions during the week. Please click here for information about Bookbug Sessions on Saturdays.

Alternatively, please ask at your local library.

 

East Lothian

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the East Lothian area. Please click here for further details, or visit your local library.

 

East Renfrewshire

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the East Renfrewshire area. Please click here for further details, or visit your local library.

 

Edinburgh

Libraries:  Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Edinburgh area. Please click here for further details, or visit your local library.

Shopping centre: Bookbug Sessions are held at Gyle Shopping Centre on the first Tuesday of every month at 10am and 11am. All welcome, no booking required.

F

Falkirk

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Falkirk area. Please click here for further details, or visit your local library.

 

Fife

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Fife area. Please click here for further details or visit your local library.

G

Glasgow

Bookbug Sessions are being held at Princes Square Shopping Centre, Buchanan Street, every second Thursday at 10.15am and 11am on the following dates:11th and 25th June, and then returning after the summer break on 10th and 24th September, 8th and 22nd October, 5th and 19th November and 3rd and 17th December. No booking required.

See also Glasgow (South)

 

Glasgow (South)

Bookbug Sessions are being held in various community venues and nurseries as part of South Glasgow's Bookbug Programme. Click here or call 0141 429 8139 for further information.

Please note: The Session on Monday 11th May at Burnbrae Children’s Centre 1-2pm) will be moving to Leithland Neighbourhood Centre, 25 Kempsthorn Road, Glasgow, G53 5SR 

Monday 10.00-11.00 at Geoff Shaw Community Centre, Kerrylamont Avenue, Toryglen, G42 0DN

Monday 1.00-2.00 at Burnbrae Children’s Centre, 271 Houshillmuir Road, G53 6NL 

Tuesday 10.00-11.00 at Castlemilk Community Centre, 121 Castlemilk Drive,  G45 9UG

Tuesday 1.00-2.00 at Pennilee Community Centre, 10 Gleddoch Rd, Glasgow G52 4BD

Wednesday 1.00 – 2.00 at Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Rd, Glasgow, G51 3UU

Wednesday 1.30-2.30 at T.A.S.K Childcare Services, 347 Caledonia Road, Gorbals, G5 0JY

Thursday 10.00-11.00 at Langside Halls, 5 Langside Ave, , Shawlands, G41 2QR

Thursday 1.00-2.00 at Pollokshields Community Centre, 15 Kenmure Street, G41 2NT

H

Highland

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Highland area.  Please ask at your local library for further information.

I

Inverclyde

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Inverclyde area.  Please click here for further information or visit your local library.

M

Midlothian

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Midlothian area.  Please click here for further information or visit your local library.

 

Moray

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Moray area.  Please click here for further information or visit your local library.

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North Ayrshire

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries through the North Ayrshire area. Please click here for further details or visit your local library.

 

North Lanarkshire

Bookbug Sessions are held in various libraries throughout North Lanarkshire. Please click here to download the Bookbug Sessions timetable, or visit your local library.

O

Orkney

Bookbug Sessions are available in Orkney. Please click here to download a list of sessions, or visit your local library.

P

Perth and Kinross

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Perth and Kinross area.  Please click here for further information or visit your local library.

R

Renfrewshire

Bookbug Sessions are held at various libraries throughout the Renfrewshire area.  Please click here for further information or visit your local library.

S

Scottish Borders

Bookbug Sessions are held in various libraries throughout the Scottish Borders. Please click here for details or visit your local library.

 

Shetland

Bookbug Sessions are held in various libraries throughout Shetland. A list of upcoming Bookbug Session dates can be found here or visit your local library for further information.

 

South Ayrshire

Bookbug Sessions are being held in various libraries throughout South Ayrshire. Please click here for further information or visit your local library.

 

South Lanarkshire

Bookbug Sessions are being held in various libraries throughout South Lanarkshire. Please click here for further information or visit your local library.

 

Stirling

Bookbug Sessions are being held in various libraries throughout Stirling. Please click here for further information and contact your local library.

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West Dunbartonshire

Bookbug Sessions are being held in various libraries throughout West Dunbartonshire. Please click here for further information or visit your local library.

Special Bookbug Sessions sometimes take place at The Clyde shopping centre.

 

West Lothian

Libraries: Bookbug Sessions are being held in various libraries throughout West Lothian. Please click here for further information or visit your local library.

Bookbug in West Lothian is now on Facebook!  Click here to view their Facebook page.

Shopping Centre: Bookbug Sessions are held at The Centre, Livingston on the first Wednesday of every month at 10am and 11am.  All welcome, no booking required

 

Western Isles

Bookbug Sessions are held in various libraries throughout the Westerm Isles. Please click here for further information or visit your local library

 

 

Currently all local authorities in Scotland run Bookbug Sessions. Visit your local library or local authority website for details of your nearest Bookbug Session.