Top authors book into Foxbar Library

Three top childrens’ authors are set to visit a Paisley library this month.

Simon Puttock, Margaret Ryan and Lynne Rickards will all pop into Foxbar Library to read from their books and talk about what inspires them.

Simon Puttock, author of Mademoiselle Gorilla will appear on Saturday 12 November between 10.30am and 11.30am.

Simon, who was born in New Zealand and now lives in Edinburgh, has written over 20 books for younger children including “Little Lost Cowboy” which was the winner of the 2006 Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Awards.  His books are well known as being funny and engaging, and loved by children. Read more

For those living in the town or visiting, there is an exhibition of old Paisley photographs in the Foxbar Library, Ivanhoe Road, Paisley. The exhibition dubbed “The New Town of Paisley” shows dozens of stunning photographs of the town, most of them taken 60 years ago.

The opening hours  are

Monday & Thursday  ~ 1:00 – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday~ 9:00 – 1:00 then from 2:00 -5:00 pm

Admission free and the exhibition runs until the end of October.

This exhibition was previously hosted in the Local Studies Library, High Street, Paisley. Read more