Photo gallery: causes for celebration

Edinburgh’s Olympic heroes haven’t been the only ones celebrating recently, as our latest photo gallery shows that library users of all ages have had reasons to be cheerful too.

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All over the city children who had completed the Story Lab summer reading challenge got their medals and certificates, including these youngsters from Balerno and Piershill. There was a special treat for Moredun’s Storylabbers as Olympic Torchbearer Ellie Wilson from Liberton High School handed out the gongs.

Other medal winners included David Colvin, whose 20 years of volunteering with the Edinburgh Books on Wheels service was given deserved recognition.

Our final celebrants are Learn IT course graduates Margaret and Bill, who marked their journey from computer novices to whizzes by collecting their certificates at Gilmerton Library.

In other news Bookbug got out in the sunshine and helped sign up dozens of new library members at Colinton’s Art in the Park celebrations, and as for what’s going on at Ratho, well, we’re scared to ask…

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