Many literary and book festivals have now moved online, organising events you can join through their website or social media channels. You can find out more information on individual festivals below.


This year Book Week Scotland will take place bewteeen 16 - 22nd November 2020.

The annual celebration of books and reading throughout Scotland always has a packed programme and involves people of all ages and walks of life. Find out more about Book Week Scotland events by visiting their website below.


Book Week Scotland 2020 

Libraries Week 2020 will take place between October 5th - 10th and celebrate the nation's much-loved libraries while acknowledging the efforts they have made during challenging times.


Libraries Week 2020

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2020 takes place between October 17 -31st.  

The theme this year is 'In the Flow' and will explore Scotland's coasts and waters through music and storytelling. Events will be a mix of live and pre-recorded broadcast events as well as small-scale safely distanced person-to-person events including outdoor locations (subject to Scottish Government guidance).


Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2020

The World Book Day website features a range of videos of authors and stars reading stories for various different age groups. You can also access a number of age-related websites which can be downloaded for free.