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The Scottish Poetry Library has reopened

After an extensive refurbishment, our building is once again open to the public. As National Poet Liz Lochhead says, ‘What a thrill to have the Scottish Poetry Library re-opening in a new incarnation that’s even more user-friendly than before. Space for the sounds, as well as the texts, of poetry.’ You can still contribute to our building fund by visiting our Just Giving page. Find out more here

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