In accordance with Government regulations all Click and Collect libraries will remain closed until 31st January 2021
Welcome to Winter Wellbeing
Wintertime can be tough; add further lockdown measures and you’re looking at an already difficult time being even tougher for so many.
Even though we’re spending most of our time at home just now it’s important that we continue to look after ourselves.
Our month-long Winter Wellbeing initiative aims to help us to do just that.
Looking After your Mental Wellbeing
Wednesday 10th Feb at 1pm
Join David Beedie from My Life Dynamic, Aberdeenshire as he hosts a free workshop exploring ways to look after mental wellbeing. David looks at ways we can do this through the topics covered in the previous weeks’ wellbeing sessions and the five Ways to Wellbeing.
Love Food, Hate Waste
Wednesday 27th January at 1pm
This fun, free workshop provides top tips and ideas on how you can save money by reducing food waste. Learn about menu planning, storage and ways to use up leftovers and store cupboard ingredients. Cut down trips to the supermarket and make the food shop go further - you could save up to £437 a year!
Macduff Marine Aquarium is Closed for now
The aquarium is currently closed to the public while the country is under Covid-19 protection restrictions. The exhibit animals are all being cared for as usual during this time.
Sport and Leisure Passes Update
Recently purchased or renewed your sports and leisure pass? Your pass will be automatically extended to cover closures due to current restrictions.
Live Life Well Aberdeenshire
Live Life Well Aberdeenshire service launched to support local Health and Wellbeing
Live Life Well Launches Free Respiratory Service
Live Life Well Aberdeenshire offers new free service for those living with or at risk of respiratory disease.
Live Life Aberdeenshire Service Update
Live Life Aberdeenshire facilities remain closed and most services will continue to be suspended until at least January 31
Take Part in Winter Words
Live Life Aberdeenshire has launched its annual Winter Words initiative, with a range of activities for all the family.
Sea Fit Programme comes to the north-east
A project dedicated to the wellbeing of fishermen, former fishermen and their families around the north-east has been launched in a first for Scotland
Festive Virtual Challenge
Whether you're a competitive runner/cyclist or a complete beginner, set yourself a distance challenge and take part in our festive virtual event.
New range of exercise classes at Inverurie Campus
Live Life Aberdeenshire is delighted to introduce a new range of fitness classes at the recently opened Inverurie Community Campus.
Library Click and Collect Service
Click and Collect library service continues to be rolled out to more communities in Aberdeenshire.
Following the easing of the lockdown restrictions we are now able to reopen some Live Life Aberdeenshire services and activities across Aberdeenshire.
Sports Booking Time Change
We have changed the time our booking slots become available. You can now book a sports session from 7pm, up to 7days in advance.
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.
Following a series of fully booked sessions for key workers, members of the public can now get a free safety check and minor repairs made to their bicycles in Inverurie and Alford with Live Life Aberdeenshire's Dr Bike service. This service is being funded through the Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme
Banchory Library is Temporarily Moving
Click and Collect services will be unavailable from Banchory Library on the 26th October until 8th November due to renovation works taking place in the building.
The Click and Collect service will resume on Monday, 9th November from Banchory Town Hall until the new library is available for community use.
Across the Grain
Missed the festival over the weekend? You can catch it again here.
Cosy Bosie Project
Share some warmth this winter by knitting a Cosy Bosie for someone in your community.
NHS Hearing Aid Users
In partnership with NHS Grampian libraries are now hearing aid collection points for NHS hearing aid patients.
Manager pipes open new pool
The manager of the brand new Inverurie Community Campus leisure facilities piped in his staff team on their opening day.
Swimming club support for Ellon Pool
Ellon Community Campus swimming pool is delighted to have received the donation of a Sagewash Sanitizer chlorine gun from Ythan Amateur Swimming Club.
Public PC Bookings
Public computer access now available in Banchory, Fraserburgh, Inverurie and Peterhead libraries, Ellon and Stonehaven libraries. Book an hour-long slot for a 45-minute session.
Activity - Greig Duncan Map
If you have been inspired by our Greig Duncan interactive map why not make your own. We show you how.....
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.
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.
New feature added to our digital library
Hold Redelivery feature introduced leading to shorter waiting times for everyone.
How Much Can You Save?
How much could you save, just by being a library member?
Access local or world news from home.
Independent Community Venues
Explore our interactive map to find an independent community venue near you.