Summer is coming and we’ve got plenty of FREE activities lined up to entertain the whole family over the holidays. Bookings now open!
Summer Reading 2022
Summer Reading 20th June to 27th August. Take part and be in with a chance to win a fantastic prize!
SeaFit Health Awareness Event
Join us on 24th and 25th June for our SeatFit Health Awareness event in the Sea Cadets Building, Peterhead.
Book of Deer Podcast
Listen to Jo Edwards - Arts and Heritage Customer and Commercial Services Officer - in conversation with members of the Book of Deer Project.
Tour of Britain Resources
Explore a new range of online resources dedicated to cycling.
Keep the Heid and Read
Thank you to everyone who took part in the Keep the Heid and Read initiative that took place on Wednesday 11th May. Watch this space as we will soon be announcing the winners of the prize draw and photo competition!
Want to Quit Smoking?
Free smoking cessation app trial offer for Fishermen.
Local and Community Month
All of May is Local and Community History Month in the UK. The aim of the month is to increase awareness of local history and promote history to the local community. Each day you can open a new door to find an image and information relating to local history resources and happenings from the past.
Book of Deer Returns to the North East
For the first time in more than a thousand years, the Book of Deer returns to the north-east of Scotland.
Positive Action Grant Scheme
Grant scheme available to support local sporting and cultural groups – apply now!
25 Years of Macduff Marine Aquarium
Aquarium Manager Claire Matthews and Displays Officer Chris Rowe discuss their careers here at Macduff Marine aquarium. Claire has been with the aquarium since it opened in 1997 and so has some great stories to share!
Shell-ebrating 25 Years
Keep an eye out for details of Silver 'Shell-ebrations' throughout the summer...
Oldmeldrum Library Now Open for Browsing
The public library service in Oldmeldrum will be based at Libraries HQ at the town’s Meldrum Meg Way from Monday 4th April.
Remembering Together: Co-creating a Covid memorial. Collective acts of reflection, remembrance, hope and healing with communities across Scotland.
Newtonhill to operate from Bettridge Centre
From 6th April, a library service for Newtonhill will be operating from the Bettridge Centre. Public browsing and Click and Collect will be available twice a week on a Wednesday 3.30pm - 6.00pm and Friday 1.00pm - 3.30pm
NHS Hearing Aid Users
In partnership with NHS Grampian libraries are now hearing aid collection points for NHS hearing aid patients.
Dive Right into Macduff Marine Aquarium
Macduff Marine Aquarium is open daily. We can't wait to 'sea' you.
Turn up and swim
Did you know pre-booking is no longer required when you fancy a swim? Just turn up at the start of a session, and if there’s space, you can pay at reception and get in. However, we do advise pre-booking to avoid disappointment and missing out.
Scotland’s Census 2022
Libraries offer support for completing Scotland’s Census 2022
Creative Aberdeenshire Network
Our commitment to help support and strengthen the cultural sector of Aberdeenshire is moving forwards, come and join us.....
Distance Aware Scheme
Live Life Aberdeenshire libraries supports rollout of 'Distance Aware' scheme
Birthday Wishes for Fishes
Macduff Marine Aquarium is turning 25 this year and we need your support to make a big Silver Splash!
Stonehaven Participatory Budgeting
You told us your ideas, now it’s time to have your say on how the money is spent. Voting for the Stonehaven Participatory Budget is now open.
Bookbug's Library Challenge
The Bookbug Library Challenge begins Saturday 8th January. Get along to your local library and sign up now!
Booking System Essential Maintenance
Due to essential maintenance, our sports booking system is unavailable until around 5pm today. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Huntly Nordic Annual Ski Sale
Huntly Nordic Centre annual ski sale. Buy or sell cross country skiing equipment and clothing!
Welcome to our podcast portal
Live Life Aberdeenshire Conversations give you an insight into the various activities, projects, and programmes we deliver.
Run Balmoral Returns for 2022 - entries now open
One of Scotland’s biggest and most spectacular participation sporting events is to return in 2022.
Across the Grain
Across the Grain 2021 festival was back for its 4th year. This festival of Doric and traditional music had a wee bit of something for everyone.
Impact of Aberdeenshire Community Sport Hubs
As part an ongoing series of updates, this feature will highlight some of the work of our Community Sport Hub Officers working with local communities.
Free physiotherapy for all working seafarers
Suffering from aches and pains? Sick of feeling rough? Time to do something about it!
Find the latest updates on Live Life Aberdeenshire services and facilities.
Printing Now Available From Your Mobile Device
It is now possible to print from any mobile device, tablet, or laptop from home or in one of our participating libraries.
Browsing for Books is Back
Selected libraries are now open! Customers now have the opportunity to browse the bookshelves without the need to book.
Live Life Aberdeenshire Launches New App
We've got a shiny new app which makes it easier to book and pay for activities in our venues! Now available for Apple and Android devices.
Active Schools Podcast
Two of our Active School Volunteers tell us about their volunteering journey and the support they have received from Active Schools
Sea Fit Programme
SeaFit Healthy Lifestyle Advisor Catriona Arthur has played a key role in setting up a scheme to offer Covid-19 vaccinations to migrant fishermen.
Library Innovation Network Aberdeenshire (LINA)
The LINA programme is now online! Download and work through a series of topics focusing on the key steps of turning your idea into a viable business.
Our Favorite Things
A wee taste of what’s held within Aberdeenshire Museums Collections, chosen by members of the team.
Library Click and Collect Service
Click and Collect and Doorstep Delivery library service now available across Aberdeenshire. Bookings now open.
Catch-up with our live fitness sessions
Enjoyed our Facebook Live exercise sessions, as part of our Winter Wellbeing campaign? If you have missed any of our live sessions or would like to incorporate the workouts into your weekly exercise plan, it's not to late to access them.
Volunteer with Active Schools
We need you to help us get "More Children, More Active, More Often". Volunteer now!
Check out our free Active Schools resource cards giving you the opportunity to stay active at home
Library Click and Collect Service
Click and Collect is now available from a number of libraries across Aberdeenshire.