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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:
01463 236463

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.

Bookbug Sessions
Bookbug sessions for babies and toddlers (0 – 3 years) are held every Tuesday, Thursday (term time only) 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 register your interest in Gaelic Bookbug.

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

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