Books events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Books events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Events in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

14th January 2019 - 15th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!

Events in Fife

Events in Glasgow

Christmas Reading Challenge

Christmas Reading Challenge

2nd December 2019 - 4th January 2020
Visit your local Glasgow library between 2nd December and 4th January to discover magical festive books and take part in the Christmas Reading Challenge!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

10th December 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

10th December 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

11th December 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

11th December 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

12th December 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

12th December 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

13th December 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

13th December 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

14th December 2019
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

15th December 2019
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

16th December 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

16th December 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

17th December 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

17th December 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

18th December 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

18th December 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

19th December 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Silverburn A Year of Reading The World Book Club

Silverburn A Year of Reading The World Book Club

19th December 2019
A Year of Reading The World Book Club meet every month in Silverburn to discuss books from around the world!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

19th December 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

20th December 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

20th December 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
See the Vita Kentigerni

See the Vita Kentigerni

11th January 2020
Come and see a copy of the Vita Kentigerni, the 12th century book commissioned by Bishop Jocelyn of Glasgow.

Events in Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

10th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

11th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

12th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

13th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

14th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

16th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

17th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

18th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

19th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

20th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

21st December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Pop Up Poetry Shop

Pop Up Poetry Shop

20th February 2020
If you'd like to write creatively, either poetry or prose, pop along to one of Paisley Book Festival's Pop Up Poetry Shop events!
Radical Renfrewshire: Opening Night

Radical Renfrewshire: Opening Night

20th February 2020
Paisley Book Festival kicks off on Thursday 20th February with a special opening event featuring readings from Maggie Craig and Jim Carruth and music from Heir of the Cursed!
365: Stories and Music

365: Stories and Music

21st February 2020 - 29th February 2020
Bold, tender, full of old truths and distilled modern wit, '365: Stories and Music' is an epic built on the beauty of the miniature!
Create Cafe: Paisley Book Fest Special

Create Cafe: Paisley Book Fest Special

21st February 2020
Don't miss the Paisley Book Festival special edition of Create Cafe at Blend Coffee Lounge on February 21st, showcasing several young songwriters and poets!
Poets in the Library

Poets in the Library

21st February 2020
Hear from some of Scotland's foremost radical writers including Sheila Templeton, Linda Jackson, Tracy Patrick and Brian Whittingham at Paisley Book Festival's Poets in the Library event!
Pop Up Poetry Shop

Pop Up Poetry Shop

21st February 2020
If you'd like to write creatively, either poetry or prose, pop along to one of Paisley Book Festival's Pop Up Poetry Shop events!
Custom Stories While You Wait

Custom Stories While You Wait

22nd February 2020
Luke Winter writes stories for strangers on a typewriter, and he'd like to write for you! You'll find him at Paisley Book Festival's pop up space in the Piazza Shopping Centre!
Pop Up Poetry Shop

Pop Up Poetry Shop

22nd February 2020
If you'd like to write creatively, either poetry or prose, pop along to one of Paisley Book Festival's Pop Up Poetry Shop events!
They Felt the Fear and Did it Anyway

They Felt the Fear and Did it Anyway

22nd February 2020
Join award-winning Kenyan/Scottish storyteller Mara Menzies for 'They Felt the Fear and Did it Anyway' as part of the Paisley Book Festival!
Pop Up Poetry Shop

Pop Up Poetry Shop

24th February 2020
If you'd like to write creatively, either poetry or prose, pop along to one of Paisley Book Festival's Pop Up Poetry Shop events!
Pop Up Poetry Shop

Pop Up Poetry Shop

26th February 2020
If you'd like to write creatively, either poetry or prose, pop along to one of Paisley Book Festival's Pop Up Poetry Shop events!
Custom Stories While You Wait

Custom Stories While You Wait

29th February 2020
Luke Winter writes stories for strangers on a typewriter, and he'd like to write for you! You'll find him at Paisley Book Festival's pop up space in the Piazza Shopping Centre!
Pop Up Poetry Shop

Pop Up Poetry Shop

29th February 2020
If you'd like to write creatively, either poetry or prose, pop along to one of Paisley Book Festival's Pop Up Poetry Shop events!
Paisley Comic Con

Paisley Comic Con

18th April 2020
Paisley Comic Con is an all ages event, full of fun activities and comic book dealers and attractions! Don't miss it when it returns on Saturday 18th April to the Lagoon Leisure Centre!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Christmas Storytelling Session and Craft Making

Christmas Storytelling Session and Craft Making

17th December 2019 - 22nd December 2019
Looking for something different for the children at Christmas? Come along to a Christmas storytelling and craft session as local author Katie Lorna reads her book 'Haggis MacDougall saves Santa'!

Events in Other Areas

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Spectacle of Light
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Christmas 2O19: Scottish Ballet The Snow Queen
Scottish Ballet’s 50th year will come to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen this Christmas at the Festival Theatre!
Castle of Light
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An Edinburgh Christmas Carol
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to present the world premiere of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, a magical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale.

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