Library Lives: Books, Borrowers and Beyond

When & Where

Saturday, 22 May 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Library of Innerpeffray, online, online

Event Details

This free online event will highlight Innerpeffray’s unique Borrowers’ Register and the stories it can tell about the library’s books and borrowers. In the first half we will hear about individual borrowers from a variety of experts and about Innerpeffray’s place in the amazing history of library use in Scotland. In part two find out how you can uncover the world behind borrower names and book titles and then challenge the Keeper to find the books borrowed!

Many local names appear regularly in the Innerpeffray Borrowing Register: names like Bain, Fergusson, Keron, McOmish, and many more. If you’d like to find out if your family name appears, and how you might find out more about local history, why not join us for some Library Lives?

Organised in conjunction with the project Books and Borrowing 1750-1830, based at the Universities of Stirling and Glasgow (
Register for your free place at


Lara Haggerty
01764 652819



Event Location

Library of Innerpeffray


Please note that you should check with the event organiser to confirm details of times and location - Scottish Local History Forum is not responsible for the events hosted by Member Societies.