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Opening Times:
  • Mon - 09:00 - 18:30
  • Tue - 09:00 - 18:30
  • Wed - 09:00 - 18:30
  • Thur - 09:00 - 19:00
  • Fri - 09:00 - 18:30
  • Sat - 09:00 - 17:00
  • Sun - closed
Phone Number:
01349 781370

We are delighted to announce Inverness Library is open for browsing and computer use.  Please follow normal social distancing guidelines.

Please contact Inverness Library by telephone or Email for more information.

Contact details:

Phone: 01349 781370

Email: [email protected]

About the library

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.

Library Activities:

Look out for  up coming activities on the library notice boards and Inverness Library Facebook page.

Bookbug Sessions 

We are pleased to announce face-to-face Bookbug sessions are back. Please contact Inverness Library for details of current Bookbug Sessions.

Families can also enjoy free live online Bookbug Sessions on our Facebook pages.

Special reference collections 

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.

Inverness Library Coworking Hub

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.

  • Coworking in a great central location. Work, meet and collaborate with like-minded people.
  • Open plan work space with break out and meeting facilities.
  • Flexible working with no limits on use and membership on monthly rolling basis.

Visit the Scottish Coworking Network  for more information and prices.

Inverness Library Co-working Business Hub

SLIC #PhotoFriday at Inverness Library