29 September 2018 (09.30 - 17.00)
The National Library of Scotland is Scotland’s largest library. Learn about the Library, the history of this impressive building, view displays, and see behind the scenes including a visit to the ‘void’, a rarely-seen space below George IV Bridge. Tours will take place at 9.30, 11.00, 12.30, 2.00, 3.00, 4.00 and last approximately 1 hour. Booking essential as spaces are limited. Book at www.nls.uk/events or phone 0131 623 3734.
Year Of Young People: Display on role of Scottish women in WW1, curated and researched by Scottish youths.
Architect: Reginald Fairlie
Building Date: 1934-55
Limited wheelchair access.
Activities: Guided tours, behind the scenes access, displays of photos, drawings and plans of the building, on-site café.