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Inverness Public Library was built as a school, Bell’s Institution in 1841. It ceased to be a school in 1937 and functioned as a courthouse, police station and theatre before becoming a public library in 1980. Customers have access to the lending library and reference room. Regular activities, exhibitions and author visits.
Look out for up coming activities on the library notice boards and Inverness Library Facebook page.
We are pleased to announce face-to-face Bookbug sessions are back on every Thursday and Saturday morning, 11:15 to 11:45.
Families can also enjoy free live online Bookbug Sessions on our HLH Facebook pages.
Inverness run an Adult Lego Club each Tuesday, 12:00 – 14:00 and Children’s Lego Club each Wednesday at 15:30 – 16:30.
Every Monday, 13:30 – 16:00.
Meet the Books
Join UHI for informative presentations and a close up look at Inverness Library’s special collections, including Fraser Mackintosh book collection.
We hold regular author visits. Please Inverness Library Facebook for upcoming events.
Watch Dr Katy Turton’s talk ‘Women of the Revolution‘ at Inverness Library from March 2022.
Highland Libraries hold a number of Special reference Collections which represent the unique collections of notable people, the rich culture and history of the Highlands, its places and traditions.
When you want the features of a professional office but without the commitment of a permanent office space, co-working is the ideal solution.
‘The Scottish Coworking Network’ have established a Coworking business hub in the centre of Inverness aimed at providing local entrepreneurs, freelance workers, sole traders and start-ups with dedicated space to work, meet and collaborate.
Visit the Scottish Coworking Network for more information and prices.
Inverness Library hold regular events for children such as BookBug and Lego Club, as well as partnership events – anything from a flint knapping workshop to the Jacobite collection discoveries! #PhotoFriday @hlhsocial pic.twitter.com/ocwqqvoL82
— SLIC (@SLIC1991) February 23, 2018