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Library Tour Schedule

Library Tour Schedule

Find out where Julia Donaldson went on her Children's Laureate Library Tour


Stage 1: Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour with Scottish Book Trust

Monday 10 September: Thurso Library, Thurso and Hillhead Primary School, Wick

Tuesday 11 September: Fort William Library, Fort William and Aviemore Library, Aviemore

Wednesday 12 September: Elgin Library, Moray

Thursday 13 September: Peterhead Library, Peterhead and Inverurie Library, Inverurie

Friday 14 September: MacRobert Centre, University of Stirling

Monday 17 September: Dunoon Library, Dunoon and Helensburgh Library

Tuesday 18 September: Castle Douglas Library, Castle Douglas and Newton Stewart Library, Newton Stewart

Wednesday 19 September: Hawkick Library, Hawick and Galashiels Primary


Stage 2: English and Welsh Library Tour

Tuesday 25 September: Wigan Library, Wigan; and St Helen's Central Library, St Helen's

Wednesday 26 September: Bromborough Library, Wirral; and bookshop signing event at Booka, Oswestry (public event)

Thursday 27 September: Wellington Library, Telford; Leominster Library, Leominster; and bookshop signing event at Waterstones Hereford (public event)

Friday 28 September: Trowbridge Library and Bath Kids Lit Festival (public event)

Saturday 29 September: Bath Kids Lit Festival (public event)

Monday 1 October: Cardiff Central Library, Cardiff; and Tredegar Library, Tredegar

Wednesday 3 October: Penzance Library, Penzance; and bookshop signing event at the Falmouth Bookseller, Falmouth (public event)

Thursday 4 October: Bookshop signing event at Winstone's bookshop, Sherborne, Dorset (public event)

Friday 5 October: Weymouth Library, Weymouth; and booksigning at Steyning Bookshop, Steyning (public event)

Monday 8 October: Eastbourne Library, Eastbourne and Chichester Library, Chichester

Tuesday 9 October: Bourne End Library, Buckinghamshire and Luton Library, Luton

Wednesday 10 October: Bookshop signing event at Birmingham New Street Waterstones (public event); Bloxwich Library, Bloxwich

Thursday 11 October: Mansfield Central Library, Mansfield and Derby Central Library, Derby

Friday 12 October: Silverdale Library, Newcastle under Lyme; Macclesfield Library, Macclesfield

Saturday 13 October: Bookshop signing event at The Book Case, Hebden Bridge (public event)

Monday 15 October: Scunthorpe Library, Scunthorpe; bookshop signing event at the Huddersfield Children's Bookshop (public event)

Tuesday 16 October: Holt Park Community Library, Leeds and Explore Library, York

Thursday 18 October: Penrith Library, Penrith and Carlisle Library, Carlisle


For more information on Julia's forthcoming public signings and events, visit the events page.

Read Julia's Library Tour Diary

Julia documented her travels during her Laureate Library Tour with regular posts on the Children's Laureate blog.