About Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November.

Book Week Scotland 2015 will take place from Monday 23 – Sunday 29 November 2015.

During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life will come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. They will be joined in this celebration by Scotland’s authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators to bring a packed programme of events and projects to life.

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Press Info

Press contact, images, audio clips and all other relevant information for journalists


Info for our Book Week Scotland partners 2015


This year we asked the people of Scotland to tell us about significant journeys they've taken in their lives. Learn more and read the submitted stories here.

Quote Vote

Vote for the literary quote you'd most like to share with your family and friends

Girl thumbs through old book by Kaboompics Christopher Brookmyre


Has a book made a difference in your life? Share your story today!

Authors Live

Danny Wallace shares his wonderful debut, Hamish and the Worldstoppers


Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour goes on the road with Melvin Burgess. Learn more here.


Readings, book parties, Bookbug sessions--we've got something happening for all ages and all tastes throughout Scotland!

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Book Lists

From great Scots to poetry, crime to romance, find a Scottish-themed book list to suit any taste or mood

Support Us

Find out how you can support Scottish Book Trust's work


Discover some of the exciting things happening during Book Week Scotland through our blogs

Bookbug Primary 1 Family Bag

Every Primary 1 student in Scotland will receive a free pack of books during Book Week Scotland. Click here to learn more

Woman reading magazine, image by Curious Bino    

Reading Spaces

Find out how you can create a dedicated reading space in your home or workplace

Book Week Scotland 2014

Relive the highlights of last year's Book Week Scotland




  Scottish Charity Awards 2013 - Shortlisted