Book groups

´╗┐Here at East Ayrshire Libraries, we have a thriving reading group scene.

At present we are running a number of adult and children’s book groups.

Dick Institute   Every 4th Thursday 6pm-7.30pm

Dick Insitute    Every 4th Thursday 6pm-7.30pm (different Thursdays) 

Dick Institute   Every 4th Tuesday 2pm - 3pm

Auchinleck Book Group  Every 4th Thursday 6.30-7.30pm.

Cumnock Book Group  every 4th Thursday 6.30pm-7.30pm

Stewarton Book Group every 4th Thursday 6.30-7.30pm.

Chattterbooks - children's book groups.

Groups every 4th Wednesday (age 6+) and Thursday (age 7+) 4pm-4.45pm

We also supply school reading groups with books which they can collect from the nearest community library.

Our in-house adult reading groups run on a 4 weekly/monthly basis. We supply books and refreshments free of charge.

The young people’s groups take place in the afternoons after school with free juice/water and biscuits for the children.

To join any of the DI book groups or for more information, contact 01563 554300. For Stewarton book group, contact 01563 553670 or email for Auchinleck Book Group contact 01290 428450 for Cumnock Book Group contact 01290 427710.



Chit Chat Groups

DI                       Every Friday 2.00-3.00pm

Cumnock            Every Thursday 2.00-3.00pm

Darvel                 Meet monthly contact library for details.

Stewarton           Meet monthly contact library for details.

Stewarton           Meet monthly contact library for details.


Pop-Up Activities

Childrens crafts (unsupervised)

All Libraries every Saturday 11.45am onwards


Pop-Up Crafts

For adults

Galston                Every Saturday 1.00-3.00pm


Knitting Group

For adults

Muirkirk              Every Saturday 2.00-4.00pm (until 31 August).