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It’s here! World Book Day 2015 is a chance for children and young people across the UK to get reading books – for free. National Book Tokens, in partnership with book publishers and booksellers, will be distributing more than 14 million £1 World Book Day book tokens to children (that’s… read more >>

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The 8th of March is International Women’s Day, a day to take stock of where the world is in relation to gender equality and women’s empowerment. Our friends at UNESCO are working in all it areas to promote gender equality and women’s rights and Edinburghas a City of Literature is… read more >>

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The winners of the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015 have been announced! And robots rule, apparently. Was there ever any doubt? In front of an audience of 600 children at Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms, the three winners for the three separate age groups were revealed to be Ross Collins (Robot Rumpus,written… read more >>

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The CCCF – Creative & Cultural Careers Festival – is a week-long festival of events organised by the University of Edinburgh Careers Service and aimed at students and recent graduates interested in finding out more about working in the creative industries, media or cultural institutions. Through a series of talks… read more >>

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Edinburgh has been the backdrop to amazing films which have been astounding books, from The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie to Trainspotting, proving it’s the perfect place to start thinking big (screen). Screen Education Edinburgh is keen to get the next generation of filmakers in the city up and running… read more >>

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Edinburgh’s Central Library has been asking readers to nominate their favourite childhood books recently, and it’s striking how many of the titles are still popular today. Is it because they were read to people as children by family members who loved it when they were wee? Or is it just… read more >>

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The Craigmillar Literacy Trust is looking for a Literacy Programmes Coordinator to plan and deliver Creating and Learning Together project which includes the Craigmillar Book Festival, Creative Residencies, My Own Book scheme and related activities. Craigmillar Literacy Trust promotes literacy and reading for all in Craigmillar, Edinburgh through the Craigmillar… read more >>

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If you know a young writer aged between 14 and 17 in Edinburgh point them in the direction of Morningside Library. Jean Brodie’s local library is starting a Creative Writing Meet-Up every second Tuesday (excluding the Easter holiday) from 3rd March where budding writers can take part in writing activities… read more >>

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