Edinburgh Libraries

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September 05, 2014

Edinburgh City Libraries Presents Classical music and the First World War

  A recent article at Edinburgh City Libraries on Classical music and the First World War brought to light how composers were also part of the war. The library notes, "Composers on the home front...

Edinburgh City Libraries Presents Classical music and the First World War

  A recent article at Edinburgh City Libraries on Classical music and the First World War brought to light how composers were also part of the war. The library notes, "Composers on the home front wrote music to mourn, commemorate and to raise ...

Exploring Early Scottish Photography

Photography - invented in 1839, and quickly improved upon by the Scots! There were several early photography pioneers that worked with the calotype process, including David Octavius Hill, Robert Adamson, Sir David Brewster, Dr. Thomas Keith, and Mark Napie ...

Edinburgh Libraries: Books set in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Libraries has put together a fantastic google map of books set in Edinburgh.   As they say, "Explore our city of literature through the stories it has inspired."     Click here to access the map, and discover ...

Edinburgh Libraries & Bernard the Ferret

We LOVE Edinburgh Libraries. There's so much going on, all the time - besides books! A special presentation at many of the library branches this summer is Bernard the Ferret - Happy to be himself, with the Spinoff Theatre Company.   ...

Edinburgh Libraries wins Library of the Year

At the Bookseller of the Year Awards on May 14th, Edinburgh Libraries won Library of the Year! The Bookseller Industry Awards are the British book trade's premier event. There were 17 Bookseller Awards and the Bookseller Association's Gerry Davies ...