Shetland Library Opening hours
Public Library, Lower Hillhead, Lerwick
Monday & Thursday 10.00 am - 8.00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
*Public computers close down automatically 10 minutes before closing time.
The Library takes the standard six Shetland Island Council public holidays: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, 2nd January, Up Helly Aa Wednesday and Easter Monday. We open restricted opening hours between Christmas and New Year, which will be advertised on our home page.
Opening Hours - Community Libraries
Baltasound Community Library (in the school): Open on Tuesday evenings from 4pm to 6pm during school term. Bookbug sessions are also held at 11.30am every Tuesday during term time.
Fair Isle: the library is in the Kirk and open all the time - just sign out your books.
Yell Community Library (in the Mid Yell school): open first Wednesday of every month 4pm - 6pm during school term. Bookbug sessions are also held once a month in Mid Yell School on Wednesdays at 2pm and Burravoe Primary School last Friday of the month at 10am - check with Karen Malone at the school library for exact dates.