Central Library

Customer Service Update - Coronavirus COVID-19

The Scottish Government have announced that Aberdeen City will be placed in COVID-19 Protection Level 4 from Saturday 26 December.

In Level 4, Central Library will be closed for public access.

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.

From Monday 22 March, limited PC access will be available at the above libraries by appointment only. One hour appointments can be booked via Netloan or by calling 01224 652500.

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.

Library Easter Opening Hours


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



Central Library
Rosemount Viaduct
AB25 1GW

See the location map

Disabled access is via the ramp at the east side of the building.

01224 652500


Opening Hours

10.00am - 12.45pm (Monday - Saturday)

2.00pm - 4.45pm (Monday - Friday)

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