Customer Service Update - Coronavirus COVID-19
In response to the latest government advice on the coronavirus, Central Library will open for limited browsing and computer access from Monday 31 August. Opening Hourse are 10am - 1pm (Monday - Saturday) and 2pm - 5pm (Monday - Friday) with the exception of the Media Centre that will open 10am-5pm (Monday - Friday) and 10am - 1pm (Saturday only). Central Lending Library and Children's Library will also offer an hour for vulnerable patrons from 9am - 10am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
PC access must be booked in advance. Book online or call 01224 652500.
The Click and Collect service will continue to operate with appointments available from 10am - 12.45pm (Monday - Saturday) and 2pm - 4.45pm (Monday - Friday).
Book a Click and Collect appointment via our online portal.
Please note that access to the Information Centre is only available by research appointment at this time.
For those unable to visit the library we have a large collection of resources available to download or access via your computer or mobile device including eBooks and eAudiobooks via Borrowbox, newspapers and magazines via Press Reader and various online learning and information resources.
The Council will continue to monitor and review the situation, taking account of the evolving government guidance. Updates on re-openings will be announced when known.
The Central Library is the headquarters for library services within Aberdeen City.
The building is also home to the Adult Lending Library, the Media Centre, the Information Centre and the Central Children's Library.
The following services and resources are currently available:
- Books (including large print and audio books)
- Free Wi-Fi and PC access
- Printing facilities
- Free access to Online Resources including: eBooks, eMagazines, family history resources and much more
- Reference and community information
- Electoral Roll
- Which? magazines and online access
- Home Library Service
- Residents Discount Scheme Applications
- Bioliners/Food Waste Bags
- Disabled access
See the location map
Disabled access is via the ramp at the east side of the building.
10.00am - 1.00pm (Monday - Saturday)
2.00pm - 5.00pm (Monday - Friday)