City of Stirling libraries set up outdoor reading areas for summer


Suzy Eltoft and Steve Hellwig, with Sibylle Teichmann in the background, relax in the |outdoor reading area at Scarborough library. Picture: Andrew Ritchie        d464112
Suzy Eltoft and Steve Hellwig, with Sibylle Teichmann in the background, relax in the |outdoor reading area at Scarborough library. Picture: Andrew Ritchie        d464112

BOOKWORMS can bask in the sunshine with two outdoor libraries in the City of Stirling this summer.

Scarborough and Inglewood libraries have made the most of the good weather and set up outdoor reading areas, complete with free Wi-Fi, free downloadable eBooks and eAudio, games for children and a range of books and magazines.

Scarborough branch librarian Priya Lawton said the aim of the project was to foster a strong community spirit.

“The library is not just about getting books but about building a community hub where people can gather,” she said.

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“It’s a really family-friendly space where parents can sit back with a book and relax and kids can play.”

Ms Lawton said it was a great opportunity to take advantage of the sunny weather.