Central Library

The Central Library is the headquarters for library services within Aberdeen City.

The building is also home to the Lending Library, the Media Centre, the Information Centre and the Central Children's Library.

Two hour computer sessions can be booked online.

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 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
  • Complimentary Sanitary Products
  • Disabled access


Sign up to become a member online or in person at your local library (proof of identity is required).


Central Library
Rosemount Viaduct
AB25 1GW

Opening times

9am - 8pm (Monday and Wednesday)

9am - 5pm (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)

9am - 5pm (Saturday)

Phone number

01224 652500

Email address


57.147941381896, -2.1062975507524

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