An exterior view of Orkney Library & Archive


Opening hours


Kirkwall Library

Monday 9.15am - 7.00pm
Tuesday 9.15am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.15am - 5.00pm
Thursday 9.15am - 7.00pm
Friday 9.15am - 5.00pm
Saturday 9.15am - 5.00pm
Sunday Closed


Warehouse Buildings, Stromness

Monday 10.00am - 7.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday 10.00am - 7.00pm
Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 11.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday Closed



Monday 9.15am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.15am - 5.00pm
Wednesday Closed

9.15am - 7.00pm


9.15am - 5.00pm

Saturday* 9.15am - 5.00pm
Sunday Closed


*Please note that from October to March inclusive the Archive will be closed on Saturdays between 1.00pm and 2.00pm




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