Ballater Library exterior

Ballater Library

Open today 10am to 5pm

Regular opening hours

Day Hours
Monday 10am to 5pm
Tuesday 10am to 7pm
Wednesday 10am to 5pm
Thursday 10am to 5pm
Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sunday 10am to 5pm

Highlighted Facilities

Free WiFi

Computers with internet access

Colour printing

Lewis Gillies local history collection

Easter closure

Closed for Good Friday

All Aberdeenshire Libraries will be closed on Friday 19th April for Good Friday.


New Books @ Ballater Library

Recently Returned @ Ballater Library

A full interior tour is coming soon!

A full interior tour is coming soon!

Library Relocates

Ballater Library has moved from it's former location within the V&A Halls to the rebuilt Royal Station just across the road. This has been a three year, multi million pound build and the Library now sits alongside Visit Scotland and the Princes Foundation. The Library is now open seven days a week which allows access on a Sunday. So if you are popping along for a coffee on the platform, why not pop in to the Library as well and pick up a book to chill out with the coffee and cake!

The Library now has an easy to use Self Service unit which means you can pick up items at any time during the day whether it is staffed or not ... it's never been easier to get something to read, listen to or watch for these cold winter months. Don't be caught out by the snow - get those books and audiobooks in now!

If you are looking for things to do around the area (or need a last minute gift), then look no further, Visit Scotland are ready to help.



Wheelchair Accessible

Accessible Toilets

Audio books

Large print books

Narration and magnifier software


Audio books

Large print books

CDs and DVDs

Free WiFi

Computers with internet access

Colour printing


Local newspapers


Microfiche reader

Lewis Gillies collection

Food waste caddy liners

Battery recycling bags

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