Book Week Scotland 2021

Book Week Scotland – now in its tenth year – is an annual celebration of books and reading that takes place across the country. 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 2021 will take place Monday 15 to Sunday 21 November.

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

What’s on

Discover digital and in-person events in your local area.

View all events

Book Week Scotland 2021 Digital Programme

Book Week Scotland is 10!

Watch the video looking back at some of Book Week Scotland’s best moments as we celebrate ten years of Book Week Scotland.

Celebration Stories

As part of Book Week Scotland 2021, copies of Celebration, a collection of true, personal stories, will be gifted all over the country.

If you are in the Library, pick up a copy.

Play ‘The Book Shop’ A role-playing game (RPG) for Book Week Scotland.

Find out how to play and download specially designed character sheets.

Image from The Book Shop – A Role Playing Game for Book Week Scotland

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).