Learn more about your her­itage at the li­brary

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Ruther­glen Li­brary are of­fer­ing sum­mer events aimed at let­ting lo­cals dis­cover more about their her­itage.

A free event will be held this Satur­day, July 11, from 12.30pm through un­til 4pm.

The her­itage cen­tre open day will al­low peo­ple to browse the li­brary’s unique ar­chives of old photos and maps, as well as topic fold­ers on old shops, cine­mas and lo­cal in­dus­tries.

Lo­cals in­ter­ested in more can try out the Scot­tish cen­sus for free on an­ces­try.com, too.

Tea and cof­fee will be pro­vided.

There will also be a His­toric Li­brary Tour on Satur­day Au­gust 8 from 2pm un­til 3pm.

Tick­ets for this event cost £2.

Ruther­glen Li­brary was built in 1907 and re­tains some stun­ning Ed­war­dian fea­tures, and the day lets peo­ple learn more about the Carnegie Li­brary and hear ghostly tales from around the build­ing, as well as see­ing some rooms not usu­ally open to the public.

Tick­ets are avail­able from the li­brary main desk.

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