About Book Week Scotland

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

Book Week Scotland 2014 will take place from Monday 24 – Sunday 30 November 2014.

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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Favourite Character from a Scottish Novel vote

We're searching for the world's favourite character from a Scottish book - vote now!

Artworks For Libraries

Five large library artworks will be unveiled across Scotland during Book Week Scotland

Support us

Make a donation to support Scottish Book Trust's work

Find your Literary Love Match

Who's your dream date from fiction? Find out here!

Events Press info Book Week Scotland 2014 logo

Primary 1 Family Pack

A Bookbug Primary 1 Family Pack will be gifted to every Primary 1 child in Scotland during Book Week Scotland




Search through the full programme of events taking place across Scotland during Book Week Scotland

Press Info

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

Resources and logos

All the Book Week Scotland 2014 logos to download, along with other promotional resources and guidelines

Reading Pledge

Love letters to libraries

Scotland's Stories of Home

What does 'home' mean to you? Read all of the stories submitted to our Scotland's Stories of Home campaign


Reading Pledge


Make a pledge to get reading during Book Week Scotland


Authors Live

Two of Britain’s best loved poets, Roger McGough and Valerie Bloom, will bring rhythm and rhyme to life during a special, free Authors Live webcast 

Love Letters to Libraries

Write a love letter to your library and declare your true feelings for these quiet champions of the written word

Jackie Kay


Book Week Scotland for Libraries

Find out how libraries can get involved with Book Week Scotland 2014


Book Week Scotland would not be possible without all of our partners – organisations and groups who get as excited about reading and books as we do

Scottish Book Lists

Our range of Scottish-themed book lists for Book Week Scotland, with new lists added regularly




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