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Children & Young People



Bookbug early years sessions, visits and book gifting


Young Shetland Writer

Jen Hadfield and Mary Blance, Young Shetland Writer judges

The Young Shetland Writer award is run annually by Shetland Library, and sponsored by the Shetland Museum and Archives. It is open to all young people in Shetland, and is publicized through schools and the public Library. More information and previous winners


Shetland History for Young People

Soldier in Lerwick

This is is specially prepared information on Shetland's history, suitable for different age groups. There are also suggestions for further reading, workshops and creative ideas. Ideal for school, projects or just general interest.

Other stuff

Play Talk Read bus visit to Shetland

The Summer Reading Challenge, reading ideas, links - things we think you might like!

School Libraries

Anderson High School Library

Our school libraries, where they are and how they can help you.

Year of Young People 2018 - the Big Takeover

Year of Young People 2018 logo

Young people planned, promoted and starred in a long weekend of events, taking over the Library from 14 to 16 September 2018. Find out more here.


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