COVID-19 update: Our libraries are open and we also have a Click and Collect service. Barrhead Foundry and Eastwood Park Leisure are open for members. Neilston Leisure will open on 26 October. Swimming lessons restart from 26 October. The majority of our other services and venues remain closed.
National Theatre, Arts Classes, Book Festivals, Museum Collections and more
We have loved being able to bring NT Live screenings to Eastwood Park Theatre and are delighted they are now offering National Theatre at Home; streaming some classic National Theatre Live titles on their YouTube channel for free
BBC's The Big Painting Challenge mentor Pascal Anson is doing weekly tutorials covering a range of visual art topics that you can follow live at home (2pm every Wednesday) or catch-up with on his YouTube channel.
The annual Get Creative festival has become #GetCreativeAtHome for 2020. They have over 200 activities you can access for free to try at home, across all different creative disciplines and interests.
Did you know you can access collections from over 2000 museums from all across the world? That should keep you busy!
BBC Arts have created the Culture in Quarantine resource of programmes and activities for you to learn about, engage and participate in cultural activities from home.
At Home with Penguin is a chance for you to connect with some of our most loved authors. In these isolated circumstances, authors will invite you into their homes to share how they're spending their time, talk about the books they are turning to, and take questions from readers.
The publisher has launched an online programme every Monday with adult authors and Friday lunchtime short-stories from writers including Sebastian Barry and Edna O'Brien.
Co-founded by authors Kit de Waal and Molly Flatt, this virtual festival brings together big names such as Robert Webb and Maggie O'Farrell. There are lots of opportunities to engage with authors and fellow book-lovers. Events and information can be enjoyed after the festival has finished.
As part of The Scottish Booktrust's annual writing project - Your Stories - they are asking people all over Scotland to submit true stories inspired by this year's theme, Future. Every entry will appear on their website and a selection will be published in a free book for Book Week Scotland, Submissions by 5th June.