Image of a foot print. Text states Book Week Scotland Our adventure begins here 13-19 November 2023. Scottish Book Trust and Book Week Scotland Logo top left.

Book Week Scotland is a week long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November. During this week, people of all ages and walks of life come together to share the joy of reading.This year Book Week Scotland runs from Monday 13 November 2023 to Sunday 19 November 2023

Working with a wide range of partners, Scottish Book Trust - the national charity changing lives through reading and writing - will deliver events and activities across the country linked to this years theme of Adventure. Now in its twelfth year, Book Week Scotland was initiated by the Scottish Government. Hundreds of free events happen during Book Week Scotland across many different local authorities, funded by the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC). 

Every year, the Scottish Book Trust also produces a free book made up of true stories from people all over Scotland. This year's book is called 'Adventure' and these will be distributed to our libraries during Book Week Scotland for you to pick up and enjoy!

Find out about events being run by the Scottish Book Trust, including their digital events, by visiting the Scottish Book Trust page or following Book Week Scotland on Twitter or Facebook pages. We will also be sharing their digital events on our East Lothian Libraries Facebook and Twitter pages. 

Read on to find out about East Lothian Libraries' fantastic programme of events!