About Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland 2017 is taking place from Monday 27 November – Sunday 3 December.

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.

We are now accepting applications for Book Week Scotland event funding! The deadline for applications is Friday 2 June, 5pm. Apply here.

We are also accepting applications for our Book Week Scotland Young Prgrammers Fund, deadline Friday 2 June, 5pm. Apply here.

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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.

Schools and Parents

Find out how children can get involved in Book Week Scotland

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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


Are you man enough to join our fundraising challenge? Learn more here!




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