• 6 March 2016
  • BBC News
JK Rowling with book club
Image copyright Orkney Islands Council
Image caption JK Rowling was given a tour of the library and spent time with the book club
One of the world's most successful authors dropped into Orkney Library for a surprise visit.
JK Rowling spent two hours at the library on Saturday, taking part in a book group that was discussing her novel The Cuckoo's Calling.

Senior library assistant Stewart Bain had invited the author to attend the group over Twitter the previous day - but never expected her to come.
Mr Bain said everyone in the group was "gobsmacked" to see her.  MORE