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LI B R AR I E S Bookbug Week - Bookbug’s Big Giggle WEEK BEGINNING 15 MAY 2017 All of our libraries will be giving you the chance to win your very own special prize in our prize draw – just borrow a picture or board book from your local library during Bookbug Week to be in with a chance of winning. Bookbug sessions are free, fun and friendly events for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families/carers to enjoy together. Please note that all children should be accompanied by an adult. Tickets for library events are available from the Palace Theatre Box Office T: 01563 554900 or online. Pre-booked tickets can be collected from the venue on the day Writers’ Day SAT 3 JUNE · 10AM-3.45PM £12 (includes lunch and refreshments) AYRSHIRE ATHLETICS ARENA ADULTS 16+ A fantastic opportunity to take part in creative writing workshops led by inspirational and multi-talented tutors. The Thrill of Editing with Colin Herd This workshop focuses on taking your writing to new and unexpected places through experimental editing techniques. People often think of editing as laborious and a chore, but this workshop places editing right at the heart of the creative process and, above all, shows how it can be great fun. Writing & Reading the Short Story with Meaghan Delahunt Meaghan Delahunt is a prize-winning novelist and short story writer. Her work has been widely translated and her stories anthologised and broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Awards for her novels In the Blue House, The Red Book and To the Island include a regional Commonwealth Prize, a Saltire Award and a nomination for the Orange Prize. Whether beginner or constant scribbler, you are sure to be inspired and enthused by this unique event. buy tickets online at: 21