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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Love letters to libraries

Artworks for libraries Support Us Who's your literary lovematch?

Love Letters to Libraries

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

Artworks For Libraries

Five large library artworks were unveiled across Scotland during Book Week Scotland 2014 - find out more about them here

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!

Character vote Press info

Primary 1 Family Pack

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

Favourite Character from a Scottish Novel vote

Discover who was voted the favourite character from a Scottish book during Book Week Scotland 2014

Press Info

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

Scotland's Stories of Home

We asked the people of Scotland what 'home' meant to them? Read all of the responses from across the country and download the eBook


Authors Live

Two of Britain’s best loved poets, Roger McGough and Valerie Bloom, brought rhythm and rhyme to life during a special, free Authors Live webcast during Book Week Scotland. Watch it on demand here. 


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




  Scottish Charity Awards 2013 - Shortlisted