What's on in libraries

Library events

Our calendar page lists details of one-off in-person and online adult events hosted by libraries. 

For details of regular events such as book groups and Bookbug sessions at a specific library visit the library's page or follow them on Facebook.

In the past we've hosted authors such as Val McDermid, Maggie O'Farrell and Ian Rankin. Watch videos of these events on our YouTube channel.

January 2023

Highland Style - Illustrated author talk by curator Dr Rosie Waine

Join author and curator Dr Rosie Waine for an illustrated talk on Highland Style exploring the history of Highland dress between 1745 and 1845.
Tuesday 24 January from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Venue: George Washington Browne Room at Central Library, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EG
Book your free ticket for Highland Style via Eventbrite.

Tinderbox Orchestra and Open Mic session

Tinderbox Orchestra launch our We Make Music Instrument Libraries in Edinburgh City Libraries followed an open mic session.
Saturday 28 January from 1:30 to 3:30pm
Venue: Mezzanine level at Central Library, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EG
Book your free ticket for Tinderbox Orchestra via Eventbrite.

February 2023

Remembering the accused witches of Corstorphine (and beyond)

Learn more about those who were killed as witches in Corstorphine and beyond.
Saturday 11 February from 1 to 2:30pm
Venue: Corstorphine Library, 12. Kirk Loan, Corstorphine, EH12 7HD
Book your free ticket for Remembering the accused witches via Eventbrite.