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Undergraduate Open Day

 

Saturday 14th October, 10am - 3pm, all 3 campuses

We had a stand on each campus to tell prospective students about the services we have on offer and to give out copies of our Fast Facts.

 



 


Libraries Week 9-14th October​


Cryptoparty​

Monday 9th October, 12-2pm, Sighthill LRC1

Are you concerned about other people monitoring your online activity? Do you want to learn some practical tips to increase your information security? All this and free pizza!  No booking required.


Edward Clark Collection - Visit

Wednesday 11th October, 2.30 – 3.30pm, Merchiston Library 

What did we do before e-books? Come and be inspired by real-life examples of beautiful book design and typography. Goggle at Gutenberg, marvel at Morris (William), contemplate Cobden-Sanderson, find illumination in our Book of Hours.

We also have some very pretty children’s books, artists’ books and bindings.  Something for everyone! Book your place now


War Poets Collection – Tours

Thursday October 12th, 11am and 3pm, Craiglockhart. 

An opportunity to hear some of the stories of our fascinating War Poets collection. It includes first editions of poetry and biographies, letters, photos and memorabilia covering the history of Craiglockhart, particularly when it was used as a military hospital during the First World War - when the war poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon met here.

Book for 11amBook for 3pm


Shelf Help Launch

The new Shelf Help service aims to provide a range of self-help books and films to support health and wellbeing. These may be recommended by Counselling and Mental Wellbeing team or the Disability and Inclusion team, but are available for all to borrow in our libraries. Find out more at: Shelf Help LibGuide​.​


 

Get Connected beyond books

All libraries – Craiglockhart, Merchiston, Sighthill LRC.

  • Monday 11th September -11am
  • Tuesday 12th September - 2pm
  • Wednesday 13th September - 11am
  • Thursday 14th September - 2pm
  • Friday 15th September -11am
  • Tuesday 19th September - 2pm
  • Wednesday 20th September - 11am
  • Thursday 21st September - 2pm
  • Friday 22nd September - 11am

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Get Connected

All libraries – Craiglockhart, Merchiston, Sighthill LRC.

  • Monday 4th September -11am to 12pm
  • Tuesday 5th September - 2pm to 3pm
  • Wednesday 6th September - 11am to 12pm
  • Thursday 7th September - 2pm to 3pm
  • Friday 8th September -11am to 12pm

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Freshers Fair

Tuesday 5th September, 11am - 6pm, Corn Exchange

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New Student's Welcome Event

Saturday 2nd September, 10am - 4pm, Craiglockhart

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