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Keeping Busy – Fun Things

Got some spare time? Check out some of the below resources and also don’t forget to visit your local library online – you’ll find loads of online resources available from them including audiobooks and e-books!

CILIPS book reviews – book recommendations that we collected at the start of lockdown

Look and Listen – from the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Digital Resources from the National Library of Scotland and thousands of films from the Moving Image Archive at NLS Kelvinhall

Unidentified images from Historic Environment Scotland – do you have any information on these images?

Online poems and podcasts from the Scottish Poetry Library

Glasgow Women’s Library online resources – explore their museums and archives online

21 Revolutions Podcast – the Glasgow Women’s Library podcast that marked their 21st anniversary

Online Literature Resources – view the Literature Alliance Scotland’s list of literature resources to help keep you entertained

PENning Magazine – free, online magazine from Scottish PEN

The Moniack Mhor Podcast – Podcast from Moniack Mhor, Scotland’s Creative Writing Centre

Lots of great resources from the Scottish Book Trust are available online including:

National Theatre on Youtube – the National Theatre  has announced that from April 2nd they will stream National Theatre Live productions for free on their YouTube channel 

World Book Day Online Masterclasses – there are a number of Author and Illustrator Masterclasses available on the World Book Day website. These are interactive films with inspiring talks from authors and illustrators and each as well as creative challenges

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