The library service provides access to over 145,000 items. Books can
be borrowed for a period of 4 weeks with further extensions available
provided the book has not been requested by another reader. In addition
to written materials you can choose from over 900 Talking Books,
1200 Music CDs and a selection of classic movies on DVD. You can view our stock management policy here.
is available online by using the link in the left hand pane, or
We have an extensive selection of reference books and our staff are always
on hand to assist you in tracking down whatever you require. If
the book you want is not available we offer an inter library loan
service through which you can borrow books from libraries throughout
the country. More
There is a comfortable seating area where visitors can read our
wide range of newspapers and magazines, and a hot drinks machine
is available in the foyer.
There are a number of unique art works on display in both Kirkwall
and Stromness. Select Artworks
from the drop down menus for more information.
For details of opening times please select Opening
Hours from the drop down menus.