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What's on this spooky season?
The 4th year of Dead Good October is nearly underway...and we have a brilliant line up of thrilling events to celebrate the spooky season!
To kick things off, our first Crime Café takes place on the 2nd October in Mearns Library. Join our crime (book) loving staff as they put cracking crime capers under the forensic microscope especially for D GO.
- Mearns Library, Wed 2 Oct, 10.30- 11.30am, Free/Contact the library to book
On the 9th of October, award-winning Journalist, former chief reporter of the Daily Record, and best-selling author, Anna Smith, will be discussing her hugely popular Crime Series with crime book logger Sarah Bairden.
Anna has reported from the frontline on major conflicts across the world including Rwanda and Kosovo and covered the tragic events of 9/11. Now writing full-time, she has used her vast experience to inspire her writing. Come along to find out what makes her novels the bestsellers that they are.
- Giffnock Library, Wed 9 Oct, 7.30- 8.30pm, £4.00
Theresa Talbot will be in the Barrhead Foundry on the 14th October to share her experiences and the inspirations behind her novels; 'The Lost Children', 'Keep Her Silent' and her latest novel, 'The Quiet Ones'. Local resident Theresa Talbot is best known as the voice of Traffic and Travel on BBC radio and as presenter of The Beechgrove Potting Shed ...she can now add skilful storyteller to the list.
- Barrhead Foundry Library, Mon 14 Oct; 7pm- 8pm, £4.00
Our Spooky Stories and Songs takes place on the 28th October in Mearns Library. Sit back and relax, if you dare, as staff sit around the (electric!) camp-fire to read aloud some spooky stories and sing traditional songs.( If you are brave enough, try out our new Virtual Reality experience - Halloween style! We have a range of crime-related games and and experiences on offer).
- Mearns Library, Mon 28 Oct, 6.30-7.30pm, Free, contact the library to book.
We will wrap up our Dead Good October this year with our final Crime Café taking place on the 30th October. Reflect, dissect and discuss whether the novels of the month were criminally great or a ruthlessly rotten read!
- Mearns Library, Wed 30 Oct, 10.30- 11.30am, Free, Contact the library to book