Joining and using the library

Opening Hours

Public Library Opening Hours

Monday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday 10.00am - 8.00pm
Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday Closed

Public computers close down automatically 15 minutes before closing time.

Christmas and New Year - opening hours

Friday 24 December 2021 10.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 25 December 2021 CLOSED
Sunday 26 December 2021 CLOSED
Monday 27 December 2021 CLOSED
Tuesday 28 December 2021 CLOSED
Wednesday 29 December 2021 10.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday 30 December 2021 10.00am - 8.00pm
Friday 31 December 2021 10.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 1 January 2022 CLOSED
Sunday 2 January 2022 CLOSED
Monday 3 January 2022 CLOSED
Tuesday 4 January 2022 CLOSED
Wednesday 5 January 2022 10.00am - 5.00pm

Community Libraries

Baltasound Junior High School - Tuesdays 4.00pm - 6.00pm (during school term time)

Mid Yell Junior High School - Wednesdays 6.00pm - 8.00pm (during school term 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.