Libraries

This listing of libraries is presented here courtesy of the TalkingScot discussion group. For a fully up-to-date version of this list you are encouraged to log on to TalkingScot at www.talkingscot.com .

National Library of Scotland
National Library of Scotland National Library of Scotland
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh
EH1 1EW
National Library of Scotland
33 Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SL
website
e-mail (various - see webpage)
Tel: 0131 226 4531
Fax: 0131 622 4803
Local Studies Libraries in Scotland
Aberdeen City Council Reference & Local Studies
Central Library
Rosemount Viaduct
Aberdeen
AB25 1GW
website
e-mail
Tel: 01224 652511 / 12 / 13
Fax: 01224 624118
Aberdeenshire Council Local Studies Department
Aberdeenshire Library and Information Service
Meldrum Meg Way
The Meadows Industrial Estate
Oldmeldrum
AB51 0GN
website
e-mail
Tel: 01651 871219 / 871220
Fax: 01651 872142
Angus Council Available in most libraries in Angus.
See website for postal addresses,
e-mail addresses and phone numbers
website
Tel:  
Fax:  
Argyll & Bute Council Library Headquarters
Highland Avenue
Sandbank
Dunoon
PA23 8PB
website
e-mail
Tel: 01369 703214
Fax: 01369 705797
Clackmannan Council Alloa Library
26/28 Drysdale Street
Alloa
FK10 1JL
website
e-mail
Tel: 01259 722262
Fax: 01259 219469
Dumfries & Galloway Council Ewart Library
Catherine Street
Dumfries
DG1 1JB
Archive Centre
33 Burns Street
Dumfries
DG1 2PS
webpage-1
webpage-2
e-mail
Tel: 01387 253820
Fax: 01387 260294
webpage-1 
webpage-2
e-mail
Tel: 01387 269254
Fax: 01387 264126
Dundee City Council Local Studies
Central Library
The Wellgate
Dundee
DD1 1DB
website
e-mail
Tel: 01382 431550
Fax: 01382 431504
East Ayrshire Council Baird Institute
3 Lugar Street
Cumnock
East Ayrshire
KA18 1AD
Dick Institute
Elmbank Avenue
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA1 3BU
Baird Institute:
website
e-mail
Tel: 01290 421701
Fax:  
Dick Institute:
website
e-mail
Tel: 01563 554300
Fax: 01563 554311
East Dunbartonshire Council William Patrick Library
(Information & Archives)
2-4 West High Street
Kirkintilloch
G66 1AD
Brookwood Library
166 Drymen Road
Bearsden
G61 3RJ
Kirkintilloch
website
e-mail
Tel: 0141 776 8090
Fax: 0141 776 0408
Bearsden
Tel: 0141 942 6811
Fax: 0141 943 1119
East Lothian Council Haddington Library
Newton Port
Haddington
EH41 3NA
website
e-mail
Tel: 01620 823307
Fax:  
East Renfrewshire
Council
Giffnock Heritage Centre
Giffnock Library
Station Road
Giffnock
East Renfewshire
G46 6JF
Barrhead Heritage Centre
Barrhead Community Library
Glen Street
Barrhead
G78 1QA
Giffnock:
website
e-mail
Tel: 0141 577 4976
Fax: 0141 577 4978
Barrhead:
website
e-mail
Tel: 0141 577 3518
Fax:  
(City of)
Edinburgh Council
Edinburgh Room
Central Library
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh
EH1 1EG
Edinburgh
Central Library
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh
EH1 1EG
Edinburgh Room:
website
e-mail
Tel: 0131 242 8030
Fax: 0131 242 8035
Scottish Library:
website
e-mail
Tel: 0131 242 8070
Fax: 0131 242 8009
Edinburgh
Central Library
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh
EH1 1EG
Local History
website
Tel: 0131 200 2000
EdinPhoto
Home page
EdinPhoto includes: History of Photography in Edinburgh, History of Edinburgh, Photos of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Today Family Histories
website
e-mail
Falkirk Council Falkirk Library
Hope Street
Falkirk
FK1 5AU
Grangemouth Library
Bo'ness Road
Grangemouth
FK3 8AG
website
e-mail
Tel: 01324 503608
Fax:  
website
e-mail
Tel: 01324 483291
Fax:  
Fife Council Cupar Library
33 Crossgate
Cupar
KY15 5AS
Carnegie Library
Abbot Street
Dunfermline
KY12 7NL
Cupar:
website
e-mail
Tel: 01334 412285
Fax: 01334 412467
Dunfermline:
website
e-mail
Tel: 01383 312600
Fax: 01383 312608
Central Library & Museum
Abbotshall Road
Kirkcaldy
KY1 1YG
Methil Library
Wellesley Road
Methil
Leven
KY8 3PA
Kirkcaldy:
website
e-mail
Tel: 01592 412878
Fax: 01592 412750
Methil:
website
e-mail
Tel: 01333 592470
Fax: 01333 592415
Glasgow City Council The Family History Centre
Level 3
The Mitchell
North Street
Glasgow
G3 7DN
website
e-mail
Tel: 0141 287 2988
Fax:  
Highland Council
Comhairle na Gaidhealtachd
Inverness Library
Farraline Park
Inverness
IV1 1NH
website 1, website 2
e-mail 1, e-mail 2
Tel: 01463 236463
Fax: 01463 237001
Dornoch Digital Archive
Dornoch Library
Carnegie Buildings
High Street, Dornoch
Sutherland
IV25 3SH
The North Highland Archive
Wick Library
Sinclair Terrace
Wick
Caithness
KW1 5AB
Dornoch:
website
e-mail
Tel: 01862 811079
Fax: 01862 811079
Wick:
website
e-mail
Tel: 01955 606432
Fax: 01955 603000
Inverclyde Council Central Library
Clyde Square
Greenock
PA15 1NA
Watt Library
9 Union Street
Greenock
PA16 9JH
Central Library:
website
e-mail
Tel: 01475 712323
Fax: 01475 712334
Watt Library:
website
e-mail
Tel: 01475 715628
Fax:  
Midlothian Council Local Studies Centre
Midlothian Library Headquarters
2 Clerk Street
Loanhead
Midlothian
EH20 9DR
website
e-mail
Tel: 0131 271 3976
Fax: 0131 440 4635
Moray Council Local Heritage Collection
East End School
Institution Road
Elgin
Moray
IV30 1RP
website
Local Heritage Service index
Tel: 01343 562600
Fax:  
North Ayrshire Council Library Headquarters
39-41 Princes Street
Ardrossan
Ayrshire
KA22 8BT
website
e-mail
Tel: 01294 469137
Tel: 01294 472198 (Saturday only)
Fax: 01294 604236
North Lanarkshire
Council
Motherwell Heritage Centre
High Road
Motherwell
ML1 3HU
website
e-mail
Tel: 01698 251000
Fax: 01698 268867
Orkney Islands
Council
Orkney Library & Archive
44 Junction Road
Kirkwall
Orkney
KW15 1AG
website
e-mail
Tel: 01856 873166;
Fax: 01856 875260
Perth and Kinross
Council
Local Studies
A K Bell Library
York Place
Perth
PH2 8EP
website
e-mail
Tel: 01738 477062
Fax:  
Renfrewshire Council Paisley Central Reference Library
68 High Street
Paisley
PA1 2BB
website
e-mail
Tel: 0141 889 2360
Fax: 0141 887 6468
Scottish Borders
Council
Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre
Heritage Hub
Hawick
TD7 5EW
website
e-mail
Tel: 01750 20842
Fax: 01750 22875
Shetland Isles
Council
Shetland Archives
44 King Harald Street
Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 OEQ
website
e-mail
Tel: 01595 696247
Fax: 01595 696533
South Ayrshire Council The Scottish & Local History Library
Carnegie Library
12 Main Street
Ayr
KA8 8EB
website
e-mail
Tel: 01292 286385
Fax: 01292 611593
South Lanarkshire
Council
Hamilton Town House Library
102 Cadzow Street
Hamilton
ML3 6HH
East Kilbride Central Library
The Olympia Shopping Centre
East Kilbride
G74 1PG
general library website
 
Tel:  
Fax:  
Lanark Library
16 Hope Street
Lanark
ML11 7LZ
Rutherglen Library
163 Main Street
Rutherglen
G73 2HB
Stirling Council Central Library
Corn Exchange Road
Stirling
FK8 2HX
Website (family history)
Website (local history)
e-mail (Elma Lindsay)
Tel: 01786 432017
Fax:  
West Dunbartonshire
Council
Dumbarton Library
(Local Studies Section)
Strathleven Place
Dumbarton
G82 1BD
Clydebank Library
(Reference Section)
Dumbarton Road
Clydebank
G81 1XH
Dumbarton:
Webpage-1
Webpage-2
e-mail
Tel: 01389 733273
Fax:  
Clydebank:
Webpage-1
Webpage-2
e-mail
Tel: 0141 952 1416
or 0141 952 8765
Fax:
West Lothian Council Local Studies Collection
Library Headquarters
Connolly House
Hopefield Road
Blackburn
EH47 7HZ
website
e-mail (Sybil Cavanagh)
Tel: 01506 776331
Fax:  
Western Isles Council
Comhairle nan
Eilean Siar
Stornoway Library
19 Cromwell Street
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
HS1 2DA
website
e-mail (David Fowler)
Tel: 01851 708631
Fax: 01851 708677
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