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Visiting your library

Frequently Asked Questions

Library FAQ’s

Do I need to book an appointment to come to the Library?
You do not need to book to visit the library, you are free to visit at any time during the opening hours.

Do I have to visit the library alone?
No visit as a family, it is a lovely space to meet together, or come together to choose some books.

Can children visit the library?
Yes please do bring the kids along!

Will visiting the Library be different on reopening?
The library will be a little different as we ensure appropriate hygiene precautions and procedures are in place, but we hope some changes will be for the better!

Staff are always happy to answer any questions and have a chat, and we are very keen to hear any feedback you may have about your visit.

Will there be a different way to access the building?
Access to the Library may vary from normal, please look out any clear signage we have in place and ask a member of staff if necessary

Do I need to wear a face covering in the Library?
Yes, as per Scottish Government guidance face coverings must be worn in libraries unless you have an exemption. Remember to smile with your eyes – we have been practicing!

Will Computers be available?
The library computers are available to customers however there will be a redued number of computers available to allow for social distancing and cleaning.

How many items can I borrow?
You can borrow up to 10 items from the Library; we would love to see you leave with a handful! You can also access our eLibrary if you are looking to access more reading materials.
Through our online eLibrary you can also borrow 5 e-books and 5 e-audiobooks from BorrowBox and you can access e-audiobooks and e-books through the Libby app too.

Can I print or photocopy?

The printing and photocopying services may be available please contact the library in advance.

Can I use the Connect and Collect service at the Library?
Yes, you can still use the Connect and Collect service click HERE for more all the details.

Can I speak to someone before my visit?
Yes, you can call us on 01750 726400 between 11:00-15:00 Monday to Friday.

Please call us if you have any queries or additional requirements to facilitate your visit to any of our libraries.