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Kirkwall  Orkney Library & Archive is on Junction Road right in the heart of Kirkwall. The Library service provides access to over 145,000 items. We have a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles available for loan as well as audiobooks, maps, eBooks , music CDs and DVDs and we also have a well stocked junior and teenage library. As a library member you can also stream and download music for free using Freegal. You can browse our full catalogue online. If there is an item you require that we do not have in our collection, it may be possible to acquire from another library on your behalf as an Inter-Library Loan. Find out more about this service by clicking here. Upstairs we have a Reference Room which has an extensive collection of resources including reference books, maps and local government information. There are also study carrels with power sockets and desk lamps which are ideal for quiet study. In the foyer there is comfortable seating, a hot drinks machine and a selection of local and national newspapers and magazines. There is also a selection of withdrawn books for sale. View our stock management policy. We have FREE Wi-Fi within the building and a number of public access computers with internet access which are FREE for Library members but are also available to visitors for a small charge. Printing and scanning facilities are also available for a small charge. View our Acceptable Use Policy. Stromness  Stromness Library is situated within the Warehouse Buildings which is next to the pierhead in Stromness, just opposite the ferry terminal. Though smaller than Kirkwall Library you can access all the same services. There is a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles available for loan as well as audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs and a bright, well stocked junior and teenage library. Upstairs in the George Mackay Brown Room you will find a collection of old local newspapers and magazines as well as a collection of local books for reference. In the foyer there is comfortable seating, a hot drinks machine and a selection of local and national newspapers and magazines covering a wide range of subjects. We have FREE Wi-Fi within the building and a number of public access computers with internet access which are FREE for Library members but are also available to visitors for a small charge. Printing and scanning facilities are available for a small charge. View our Acceptable Use Policy.
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ORKNEY LIBRARY & ARCHIVE
BOOKS AND A LOT MORE
44 Junction Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1AG
Tel: 01856 873166