Selected Libraries Now Open

Selected Libraries Now Open

Selected Libraries Now Open

Selected Libraries Now Open

Selected Libraries Now Open
Selected Libraries Now Open

Browsing for Books is Back!

We are now able to offer customers the opportunity to browse the bookshelves at selected libraries across Aberdeenshire. Please be aware there is a limit to the number of customers allowed in the building at one time so you may be asked to wait if we have reached our capacity. 

At the library

In line with government guidance you must wear a face covering or have a legitimate reason for not wearing a mask. 

Please use the sanitiser stations as you enter the library and check in via Test and Protect. We do ask that you keep the handling of the books to a minimum where possible and sanitise your hands while moving between the shelves. You will now also be able to sit, read and study as well and use the Public Access PC's and photocopier.

a person selecting a book of the shelf

The following libraries have limited open hours:

  • Aboyne Library: Click and Collect only - Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
  • Alford Library: Saturday 10.30am - 12noon
  • Ballater Library: Tuesday 10am - 2pm, Thursday 10am - 2pm
  • Balmedie Library: Tuesday 2pm - 5pm, Friday 1pm - 4pm
  • Banchory Library: Tuesday 10am - 2pm, Wednesday 10am - 2pm, Thursday 10am - 2pm
  • Banff Library: Wednesday 1.30pm - 4.30pm, Thursday 9.30am - 2.30pm
  • Cairnbulg Library: Monday 4pm - 6pm, Saturday 10am - 12noon
  • Cruden Bay Library: Friday 9am - 2pm
  • Ellon Library: Monday 9.30am - 5pm, Tuesday 9.30am - 5pm
  • Fraserburgh Library: Monday 10am - 12.30pm, Tuesday 3.30pm - 6pm, Thursday 10am - 12.30pm, Friday 12.30pm - 3pm, Saturday 10am - 12noon
  • Huntly Library: Wednesday 10am - 1pm, Saturday 10am - 1pm
  • Inverurie Library: Tuesday 10am - 4pm, Wednesday 12noon - 6pm, Thursday 10am - 4pm
  • Kemnay Library: Tuesday 10am - 12noon, Wednesday 3pm - 6.30pm, Friday 12noon - 2pm
  • Kintore Library: Saturday 9am - 11.30am
  • Mearns Library: Monday 3.30pm - 6.30pm, Thursday 3.30pm - 6.30pm
  • Mintlaw Library @ MACBI: Tuesday 9.30am - 5pm, Wednesday 11.30am - 7.00pm, Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm, Saturday 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • New Pitsligo Library: Monday 10am - 1pm, Wednesday 3pm - 6pm 
  • Peterhead Library: Thursday 12.30pm - 6pm, Friday 10am - 3pm
  • Portlethen Library: Tuesday 3.30pm - 7pm
  • Stonehaven Library: Tuesday 2pm - 7pm, Wednesday 11am - 5pm, Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Turriff Library: Monday 2pm - 6pm, Wednesday 1.30pm - 5pm
  • Westhill Library: Monday 10am - 3pm, Wednesday 5pm - 7pm, Thursday 12noon - 5pm

Local Studies at Library Headquarters in Oldmeldrum is now open for research into local interest and family history by appointment only between 10am -1pm and 3pm – 5pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Find out more and book a session: Book to Research

Once you have chosen your items

To save queues forming around our issue desks, we encourage you to use our self service points (please remember to bring your library card), or the Spydus App to check out your books. Remember you can use the app to place reservations and extend your load period.

Our short video guide to shows you how to use the app to check out your items.

Download the Spydus App

You can download the app from your app store by searching for Spydus.

The first time you use it you'll be asked to select your Library service from a list. Choose Aberdeenshire Libraries and on the next screen choose Login.

Apple App Store

Google Play Store

Not ready to come back yet?

That's OK we are still operating our Click and Collect service, Digital Library, Doorstep Delivery as well as lots of virtual activities on Live Life @ Home

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