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.
Following the easing of the lockdown restrictions we are now able to reopen tennis courts across Aberdeenshire.
Macduff Marine Aquarium on Facebook Live!
Join the aquarium on Facebook for special World Oceans Day Live Storytelling session. Thursday, 8th May at 2pm
Proposed Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan 2020
Help shape the future of your community. The Proposed Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan 2020 consultation is open from the 25th May to 17th July.
Digital Service Downtime
Due to essential maintenance some of our digital services will be unavailable between 10pm Thursday 28th May and 2am Friday 29th May.
Walking is one of the most accessible ways to stay active. This is the last week of National Walking Month and we challenge you to take our 5 in 5 challenge. You can either walk or run 5k a day, complete 5 walks or watch 5 of our virtual walks – our latest video is along the beach in Stonehaven towards the harbour area, taking in the popular sculptures along the boardwalk
Aberdeenshire Wellbeing Festival
This year’s Wellbeing Festival has gone virtual and we have a great range of activities and resources for you to enjoy.
Fish Tale Competition and Story Time
To celebrate World Oceans Day we would like to invite you to write us a Fish Tale! Winning entries will be read at our story time session on 8th June.
VE Day E-book
From photos, stories, artefacts and poems.......we want to capture your family's memories of V.E. Day 1945.
Audiobooks Now Available on Sonos Speakers
Libby is now integrated with your Sonos speaker, enabling you to enjoy audiobooks without the need for headphones or Bluetooth.
Remembering VE Day
It's 75 years since the end of the Second World War. Get baking, make that bunting and join us in celebrating the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
Library Innovation Network Aberdeenshire (LINA)
The LINA programme is now online! Continuing to support innovation, new ideas and provide guidance and assistance for new and existing business.
New feature added to our digital library
Hold Redelivery feature introduced leading to shorter waiting times for everyone.
Access local or world news from home.
Free Access to Ancestry
Family history enthusiasts can now search the fantastic genealogy resource, Ancestry, from home! Library members can do this now by logging in to our online catalogue and clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.
Get your daily newspaper, borrow books, stream music all for free from your home. Everything you need to know about our Digital Library can be found here.
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.
Revealing archaeology from Aberdeenshire and beyond. On display from 7th September 2019.
Closure of LLA Facilities and Services
Live Life Aberdeenshire sports and cultural facilities have suspend services and closed to the public indefinitely.
Library Service Information
As LLA facilities are now closed, all our library loans have been extended to ensure that no item goes overdue.
LLA Easter Camps and Activities
Live Life Aberdeenshire holiday camps and activities due to take place over the Easter holidays have been suspended.
Learn2 Swim Information
As our facilities have now closed to the public we have stopped our Learn2 Swim programme until further notice.
Live Life Aberdeenshire sports and cultural facilities will suspend services and close to the public indefinitely from 6pm today (Thursday, March 19)
Swimming Lesson Changes in Aberdeenshire
Swimming lesson changes to offer greater convenience and progression for children as and when ready.
Westhill Pool closure for improvements
Westhill pool will close from Monday, March 16 for refurbishment and is expected to reopen mid-April.
New Audio Book Feature in RB Digital
We are delighted to announce that you can now access over 230 audio books within our e-magazine service, RB Digital!
Ballater Library Open Book Sessions
A new reading group with a focus on Scots/Doric writing is launching in Ballater Library.
Bookbug's Library Challenge for tiny tots!
The 10th Bookbug Library Challenge for children under 5 is running until the 25th April. Get along to your local library and sign up now!
A 2020 Vision for your Club
In partnership with Aberdeenshire Sports Council this event will bring local sports clubs together looking at developing themselves
Reading Well Collection now available in libraries
New Reading Well collections have been created to support health and wellbeing in children aged 7 - 11.
Active Schools South Cross Country Series
Our South Cross Country series is designed for pupils from P1 -S6.
The series is 5 races across the months of March to June 2020.
Aberdeenshire Sports Council Awards
Aberdeenshire Sports Council is seeking nominations of clubs, teams and individuals who are residents of Aberdeenshire for their 2020 Awards.
Active Schools North Aberdeenshire Fun Runz
Our annual Active Schools North Fun Runz series is back starting in November 2019 running through to April 2020.
Alford Ski Centre Membership Adults
New membership option offers adults a cheaper route to learn to ski
Active Schools Central Aberdeenshire Cross Country
Our annual Active Schools Central Aberdeenshire Running Series is back starting in February 2020 running through to June 2020.
Mobile North Out of Service
Mobile North is currently out of service.
We apologise for the inconvenience caused by Mobile North being temporarily closed and if you would like one or two books in the meantime, we would be pleased to post these to you. Any items you have on loan will be renewed and you will not be fined during this period. Please get in touch on 01467 532929 to make your requests.
Looking for a challenge this New Year? The Live Life Aberdeenshire Duathlon Series is open for entries!
NHS Hearing Aid Users
In partnership with NHS Grampian libraries are now hearing aid collection points for NHS hearing aid patients.
Books direct to your door
Residents of Mintlaw and the surrounding area are being offered a free library delivery service during the redevelopment of Mintlaw Library.
Soundmap: People & Place
It's easy to take a picture of something that catches our eye and post it on Instagram. Why don't we do that with sounds?
Try a new sport - Pickleball!
Pickeball combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Try it now at Mearns Sports Centre!
Looking for something different to do for your child's birthday?
From Aquarun and Bouncy Castle parties to Kinderjym and Sports parties, here at Fraserburgh Community & Sports Centre we have lots to choose from!!