Libraries across Midlothian will be taking part in Book Week Scotland by hosting a number of author events.
From Monday, November 21, to Sunday, November 27, the literary box of delights will have something for everyone.
If you are looking for some new books to read and are all out of inspiration, then look no further than Dalkeith Library! Come and fill out a postcard and drop it into the Book Generator Postbox.
Sit back and wait for your custom-selected recommendations to pop into your inbox or make a return visit and collect your super selections.
Local authors RL McKinney and Lesley Kelly will be reading from their work at an event in Loanhead Library on November 21 from 7pm.
The following evening, November 22, up and coming Scottish crime writers Linda Tweedie and Kate McGregor will be at Mayfield Library from 7pm while Lin Anderson, the creator of the forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod series, will be in Gorebridge Library at 7pm.
To find out more about local events go to www.scottishbooktrust.com