Fiona Longmuir – Inside the Secret Museum

  • Friday 17th February
  • Johnstone Library – 11am-12pm – open to Auchenlodment Primary, Bridge of Weir Primary, Cochrane Castle Primary, Fordbank Primary, Kilbarchan Primary, St. Anthony’s Primary, St. Margaret’s Primary, St. David’s Primary, Thorn Primary
  • Glenburn Library – 1.30pm-2.30pm – open to Bushes Primary, Langcraigs Primary,  St Peter’s Primary

Live Event – suitable for Primary 5 to Primary 7.

Choose-Your-Own-Adventure with Fiona Longmuir,  an interactive group session featuring scenarios from Fiona Longmuir’s book Looking for Emily,  in which Lily stumbles across a secret museum containing the belongings of an ordinary girls who vanished without trace, years ago.   Lily is determined to solve the mystery and find out who Emily was, why she disappeared, and who created the strange, hidden museum.

Bio:  Fiona Longmuir was born in Paisley. Shortly afterwards, she picked up a pencil and never really put it back down. She writes stories about stubborn, oddball little kids, having had a lot of personal experience in that area. Her debut novel, Looking for Emily, was named one of the Waterstones Best Children’s Books of 2022.

Book an Event 

Bus hire costs can be reimbursed to schools who are situated more than one mile from where a library event is taking place.

Email   with the subject heading – Paisley Book Festival Schools Programme Bookings – Name of Event

Please provide the following information in the email:

Name of your school.

Name of Teacher and Class Attending (include year group) with Contact Glow Email Address

Number of pupils and number of school staff / parent volunteers attending

If you will require costs of bus hire to be reimbursed.

Closing date – Thursday 26th January 2023.

We will inform you if you have been lucky on Monday 30th January.   The library will provide copies on loan of the author’s books for the teacher to use in advance, and can recommend classroom resources if available.