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Monday 8 May to Saturday 20 May ( 19:30 - 21:00 )

West Dunbartonshire Libraries Festival of Words

BOOKED! 2017 is West Dunbartonshire Libraries annual literature festival over two weeks from 8 May until 20 May 2017 . The festival includes a vibrant and diverse festival of talks and events by leading authors held at your local libraries.  

Event Brochure

Download a copy of the BOOKED! 2017 event brochure 

Timetable of Events

Timetable of Events

Week 1

Date Time Event Venue
Mon 8 May 7.30pm Amal Azzudin - Alastair Pearson Lecture Gartocharn Millennium Centre
Tue 9 May 2.00-4.00pm Donny O'Rourke - Poetry Workshop 'Head-Lines' Alexandria Library
Tue 9 May 5.30pm Tour of Titan Crane - Special Offer Clydebank Town Hall
Tue 9 May 7.30pm Julian Glover - Thomas Telford talk Clydebank Library
Wed 10 May 7.30pm Polly Clark - Debut novel 'Larchfield' Alexandria Library
Thu 11 May 7.30pm Panel Event with Hugh Keevins, Derek Johnstone & Murdo MacLeod Faifley Library
Fri 12 May 7.30pm Alan Johnson memoir 'The Long & Winding Road' Dumbarton Library
Sat 13 May 2.00pm Ten Writers Telling Lies - Readings, spoken word & song Dalmuir Library
Timetable of Events - Week 2

Week 2

Date Time Event Venue
Mon 15 May 7.30pm Gail Honeyman - Presents 'Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine' Parkhall Library
Tue 16 May 2.00-4.00pm Donny O'Rourke - Poetry Workshop 'Power-Lines' Alexandria Library
Tue 16 May 7.30pm William Letford - The contemporary 'Roofer Poet'  Duntocher Library
Wed 17 May 7.30pm Chitra Ramaswamy - 'Expecting' The Inner Life of Pregnancy Balloch Library
Thu 18 May 7.30pm Dr Mel Gibson - Comics and Culture Dalmuir Library
Fri 19 May 7.30pm BOOKED! 2017 Cabaret of spoken word & song Gartocharn Millennium Hall
Sat 20 May 7.30pm Stuart MacBride - Best selling crime writer presents his thriller 'A Dark so Deadly' Dumbarton Library


All events are FREE to attend with exception of the Cabaret which has a £5 charge. 

Tickets and Booking

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