Click and Collect and Doorstep Deliveries now available from Ballater Library. Extra services have also been added at Library HQ Oldmeldrum.
Reading Group and Primary Reading Collections
Reading Group Collections for Teachers
Aberdeen Lockdown Booking Restrictions
Given the lockdown restrictions imposed on Aberdeen City in relation to Covid-19, Live Life Aberdeenshire is currently unable to accept bookings for activities due to take place before Thursday 13th August, from those living within the restricted area.
We hope you will understand this approach is taken with the safety of staff, customers and the community in mind and we look forward to welcoming customers from Aberdeen City again as soon as that is possible. If you already have a booking, please contact the venue directly and our team will be happy to assist you to rebook for a future date or make other arrangements.
VE Day E-book
From photos, stories, artefacts and poems.......we want to capture your family's memories of VE Day 1945.
Live Life @ Home
A one-stop shop of virtual creativity and activity has launched. Offering a range of engaging, entertaining and informative activities and resources.
Following the easing of the lockdown restrictions we are now able to reopen some Live Life Aberdeenshire services and activities across Aberdeenshire.
Summer Reading Challenge Try Something New
It is always good to experience different things when you are on holiday. Let us help you ‘Try Something New’ with our latest Summer Reading Challenge theme.
Portable Bike Track & Dr Bike at Huntly
The portable bike track for children, featuring its cambered corners, narrows, drop offs, see saw and log rolls (not forgetting the limbo!) will be set up at Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre next Wednesday 5th August. Also, we have the popular Dr Bike Service available for members of the public can get a safety check and minor repairs made to their bicycles and make sure your machine is safe and in good working order.
Ski Centres Re-Open
Following the continued ease in lockdown. Live Life Aberdeenshire have reopened the two Ski Centres, situated in Alford and Huntly. Both facilities will be open from Saturday 1st August 2020. Bookings can be made from Thursday 30th July at 9am.
Suspension of Learn to Swim programme to continue
Due to the continued closure of swimming pools across Aberdeenshire during lockdown, the Learn to Swim programme remains suspended.
Dive Back In! Macduff Marine Aquarium Reopens
Following months of closure during lockdown, our popular visitor attraction, Macduff Marine Aquarium has reopened it doors to the public.
Click and Collect Bookings
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Summer Reading Challenge
It's Summer Reading Challenge time. Sign up and take part in this years challenge.
Welcome Back to Aberdeenshire Farming Museum
Aberdeenshire Farming Museum will reopen on the 22nd July and you can now book an exclusive timed slot for your free tour of our popular attraction.
See how many of the landmarks you can "virtually" visit through cycling, walking or running during the summer holidays. There will be certificates for taking part in the challenge at the end of the holidays. Look out for more details on how to let us know you've taken part.
Family history enthusiasts can search the fantastic genealogy resource, Ancestry for free until the end of July!
David MacPhail Author Sessions
David MacPhail, author of the Thorfinn series helps launch the Summer Reading Challenge.
A North East Story
A North East Story: Scotland, Africa and Slavery in the Caribbean
Transatlantic slavery is not only part of world history but also our local history. This online exhibition explores how the North East of Scotland played it's part in the Transatlantic slavery story.
Transition Junior 2020
A programme which helps pre-school children settle in for the new school year has gone virtual and is now available to access for free.
Become a Digital Champion
A great opportunity to make a difference! Help those with limited IT knowledge who are unable to make virtual contact with family and friends during this challenging period. Learn a new skill and become a virtual ICT tutor. Help support others with learning how to use technology so they too can make virtual contact with their loved ones whilst isolating at home.