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Reading and Writers

Book groups

Aberdeen airport: reading our way home Find information and contact details for book groups here. We have a few that meet in the Library, and we also support independent groups by offering multiple copies of books.
Reading Well Mood-boosting Books
Reading Well Mood-boosting Books

Reading Well Mood-boosting Books is a national promotion of uplifting titles, including novels, poetry and non-fiction. The books are all recommended by readers and reading groups. Most of these titles are available from the library.

Magazines and Newspapers
Newspaper and magazines at the Library

We have a good selection of magazines and newspapers at the Library. Read the list here.

Most Borrowed

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

What are the most popular books with library members? Have a browse of our most-borrowed titles for the past few years.

Shetland Library Reading Lists

Elsi Arrub Shetland Library's own reading lists, based round events or sections of stock of special interst to ourselves or our customers: Eurocrime, 'Death by Tartan', Nordic literature and more.

Shetland Writers

James W. Irvine A showcase of just some of Shetland's varied writing talent - local writers talk about writing.

Bards in the Bog

Davy MacDonald, Library handyman, installs a bog poem Read the original poems submitted for Shetland Library's popular 'Bards in the Bog' project.

Reading websites

Fantastic Fiction

A few of our favourite websites to help inform your reading choices.

LGBT resources

LGBT logo Links to the Library's reading lists of LGBT interest, and some related websites to browse.
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