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Whilst we are unable to run our fitness class programme due to current restrictions, why not give our Workout@Home programme a try?

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Libraries

All of our libraries have now re-opened for browsing, borrowing, computer access, photocopying and printing.

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You can still access thousands of free eBooks and audiobooks from BorrowBox and, in addition to our eMagazines, we have also added 1,000 audiobooks to the RBDigital app.  Download the apps from the App Strore or Google Play.

Alternatively, Borrowbox and RBDigital can be accessed from your PC or laptop via our online catalogue - just sign in using your membership number. If you're not currently a library member, but would like to use this free service, either visit your local library or contact us via Facebook or Twitter @EAlibraries for more information.  Existing members who need to check their membership numbers can also do so in this way.

**For our local hearing aid users**

Whilst 'Action On Hearing Loss' are currently unable to provide their local community drop-in service at our libraries, there is a hearing aid battery service available by post. If you need a replacement, please email heartohelp.ayrshire@hearingloss.org.uk or Tel/text  07391 017781

 

LOVE YOUR LIBRARY – joining the library is free and the benefits are priceless!

Your local library may have changed significantly since you last visited.

Love all of this…

200,000+ books, with 15,000 new titles each year including

Fiction and non-fiction for young people

Adult fiction including Book Group reads, summer best sellers and fiction in translation from some of the best writers of foreign fiction available today

Poetry collections

Audio books

Large print books

Children’s Books

Valuable resources for students:

SQA Past Papers for most exams are available in your local library.

A section of art/design and photography titles.

Fashion - from Chanel to Alexander McQueen, enjoy these beautifully illustrated paeans to fashion.College Reference texts including psychology and sociology

Graphic novels and Manga

Creative Writing Collection - have you ever thought of writing for TV, a screenplay, novel or even an e-book? These titles will point you in the right direction.

If we don’t have what you’re looking for ask about our request service.

You can download the free BorrowBox app from the App Store or Google Play on all your mobile devices and start enjoying free books straight away. You can also access magazine by downloading the RBDigital app.

If you can’t make it along to your library for any reason, the mobile library makes regular visits to every district of East Ayrshire and our Homewords service caters for library members who are housebound.

We provide a range of services such as free internet access, computer courses, DVD hire, printing and photocopying and a range of events and activities for all ages including Bookbug sessions, coding clubs, book groups and more!

Library members and visitors can use laptops, mobile device and phones to access *free Wi-Fi at the following libraries - Auchinleck, Crosshouse, Cumnock, Darvel, Dick Institute, Galston, Burns House, Patna and Stewarton.

*This project is supported by the Scottish Government Public Library Improvement Fund.

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