Tuesday, 28 February 2012

National Library of Scotland events

From the National Library of Scotland (www.nls.uk):

NLS Roadshow 2012
East Renfrewshire Libraries, Giffnock
11 and 12 March 2012

NLS will stage our annual roadshow this month, working in partnership with East Renfrewshire Libraries in Giffnock.

On Sunday 11 March, a fair takes place at Eastwood Theatre, Giffnock, bringing together national and local library services and displays to celebrate local history. It includes talks by NLS maps and Scottish Screen Archive staff. No booking required.

On Monday 12 March, workshops take place for local schools, teachers and librarians.

The roadshows, run in partnership with libraries across Scotland since 2006, encourage communities to explore the National Library of Scotland's collections and services.

Reader Workshops
Getting started at NLS
8 March 2012, 6pm

Learn how to register as a reader, find your way around the Library, request material and find out about other services. The workshop includes a tour of the Reading Rooms.

If you are planning to register to use the Library after the workshop, please bring evidence of identity such as a current driving licence or recent utility bill.

Read all about it!
21 March 2012, 2pm

This workshop offers an introduction to the vast online newspaper resources available via the National Library of Scotland, including demonstrations and tips on how to search and discover the information you need.

Our workshops fill up quickly so please book your place online today, or call 0131 623 3918.


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