Scotland's Year of Stories Project: Object of my desire

At 11 libraries across West Lothian, library users brought in objects that were special to them or that had stories to tell. One session in particular focussed around lost mining communities in West Lothian and the memories around mining culture users had while growing up. Other stories centred around school days and characters remembered from childhood. The objects brought in became catalysts for many stories about growing up, families and childhood memories.

The sessions were held in libraries in Bathgate, Linlithgow, Whitburn, East Calder, West Calder, Almondbank, Broxburn, Blackburn, Lanthorn, Carmondean and Fauldhouse.

This event was supported by the Year of Stories 2022 Community Stories Fund. This fund was delivered in partnership between VisitScotland and Museums Galleries Scotland with support from National Lottery Heritage Fund thanks to National Lottery players.

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Ⓒ West Lothian Council

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