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Opening Times:
  • Mon - 09:00 - 18:30
  • Tue - 09:00 - 18:30
  • Wed - 10:00 - 18.30
  • Thur - 09:00 - 20:00
  • Fri - 09:00 - 18:30
  • Sat - 09:00 - 17:00
  • Sun - Closed
Phone Number:
01349 781370

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 Facebook page.

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

Bookbug Sessions
Bookbug sessions for babies and toddlers (0 – 3 years) are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 11:00 – 11:30. They are free, fun, informal sessions with trained staff incorporating rhymes, songs, music and stories for children and their parents / carers to share and enjoy together.

Gaelic Bookbug
Please contact Inverness Library to confirm dates for the next Gaelic Bookbug.

Lego Club
Inverness Library Lego Club, Wednesdays 16:00 – 17:00.

Reading Groups
Inverness Library supports several reading groups which meet regularly. Please contact us for more information.

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.

SLIC #PhotoFriday at Inverness Library

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