Book Week Scotland 2020

Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading that takes place across Scotland. During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. They are joined in this celebration by Scotland’s authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators to bring a packed programme of events and projects to life.

Book Week Scotland 2020 will take place Monday 16 to Sunday 22 November.

There are lots of ways to get involved with Book Week Scotland:

What’s on

Sign up for digital Book Week Scotland events from across the country.

A snapshot of what’s on for Book Week Scotland 2020

Cast your vote

Book Week Scotland are asking the question: if the year 2020 were a book, which book would it be?

Cast your vote or find out more about the shortlist.

Read Future Stories

As part of Book Week Scotland 2020, 50,000 copies of Future, a collection of true, personal stories, will be gifted all over the country.

Read Future stories, download the e-book, or listen to the audiobook. If you are in the Library, pick up a copy.

Book Window Scotland

Place your favourite book in your window to share with your community, and tag #BookWeekScotland on Twitter or Facebook. Which book will you choose?

Future Tense: a murder mystery party

A rather literary Murder Mystery party for Book Week Scotland 2020. Find out how to play and download specially designed character sheets.

Follow Book Week Scotland on Twitter or like them on Facebook.

Book Week Scotland is supported by Creative Scotland and The Scottish Libraries and Information Council (SLIC).