Richard Jobson and The Skids: Until 26th August 2018


Richard Jobson, musician, poet, film maker and broadcaster, reflects on his career to date. He takes a look back to 1977, the year that The Skids punk rock group formed in Dunfermline, then right up to today with the release of their first album in 35 years.

The exhibition includes his artwork “Scared to Dance”, named for the first Skids album, and some incredible pieces from local collections.

Blooming Marvellous – A Family Friendly Gardening Show: Until Sunday 21st October 2018

Explore the wonderful world of wildlife, plants and flowers through this colourful, interactive summer exhibition. Enjoy fantastic hands-on activities in this family-friendly show, from giant board games and jigsaws to dressing-up and quizzes. Find out more about some of the insects, birds and animals on our doorstep and unearth lots of fascinating facts about the plants in our gardens.

Blooming Marvellous promises a fun-packed experience with plenty to see and do and lots of new discoveries to make. There will also be an exciting programme of events for both children and adults throughout the exhibition – from craft workshops to artist masterclasses and talks.

Afternoon teas now being served at Heaven Scent café at DCL&G!

We’re delighted to announce that we are now serving afternoon teas at our café at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries.

With a mouth-watering range of sandwiches, scones, cakes and macarons washed down with house tea and coffee, our afternoon teas make a fantastic treat as well as a great way to celebrate.

Click here for more details, and email us at to book.

Gaelic / Scots Bookbug: First Tuesday of every month

Join us at Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries on the first Tuesday of every month for a special bilingual Gaelic and Scots Bookbug session. Learn Gaelic through nursery rhymes and songs together, no experience of Gaelic is neccessary to enjoy these sessions, or sing along with some traditional Scots songs.

Bookbug is a free story, song and rhyme session for children aged 0-4 and their families.  Theres no need to book for theses sessions.

If you’d like to know more about these sessions please contact Kirsty Strachan at