Peter Pan on show for World Book Day

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A display of books by and about J M Barrie at the National Library of Scotland next month celebrates both World Book Day and a classic children's tale.

On 2 March, visitors to the Library can see our copy of Barrie's Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens from 1906, the year it was first published. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, it will be on show alongside more recent editions of the Peter Pan stories.

During World Book Day we will be giving free guided tours of our main building on Edinburgh's George IV Bridge. Why not come along and -

  • discover the Library's history
  • see how NLS runs on a day-to-day basis
  • witness the scale of 50 miles of shelving!
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Tours start at 10am and leave on every half hour until 4.30. Each one lasts 30-45 minutes. To book your place on a tour, please call our Events Line at 0131 623 3842 or e-mail Places are limited and will be in great demand - so book early to avoid disappointment!

14 February 2006

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