About Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland 2016 is taking place from Monday 21 – Sunday 27 November.

Watch this space for more info about all the exciting ways you can take part!


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

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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Yellow Book Week Scotland 2016 logo Stack of books

Useful Information for Partners

Info for our Book Week Scotland partners 2016

Press Info

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

Hold a Fundraising Book Sale

Support Scottish Book Trust's work by holding a book sale or swish during Book Week Scotland! Get your free fundraising guide here.

Bookbug Primary 1 Family Bag

Every Primary 1 student in Scotland received a free pack of books during Book Week Scotland. Click the link to learn more

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Find a Bookseller

Need to restock your bookshelves? The Booksellers Association has a handy map to help you find a bookstore near you!

Book Lists

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




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