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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.


Public Holidays

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 sometimes open slightly different hours between Christmas and New Year.


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.

Yell Community Library (in the Mid Yell school): open first Tuesday of every month 4pm - 6pm during school term. Bookbug sessions are also held once a month in Burravoe Primary School last Friday of the month at 10am - check with Karen Malone at the school library for exact dates.




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