Joining and using the library


We work and liaise with other local organisations to ensure we give good value services.

SIC adult learning run a range of community learning including literacy and evening classes, and work in partnership with the Library.

You can browse for learning opportunities on the above website.

Adult Learning

College Libraries

Shetland College library is part of UHI (University of the Highlands and Islands) rather than Shetland Library, but the public can use some of their services. Phone ahead to check as opening times can vary according to student needs.

Shetland College

Recommended websites from our partners at NHS Shetland health improvement. The project includes joint work providing health books and dedicated health displays in the Library.

Help Yourself to Health

Shetland Museum and Archives

We work closely with our colleagues at the museum and archive, and recommend these links:

A treasure trove of local books, documents and recordings

Shetland Archives catalogue

The photo library is particularly interesting

Museum and Archives web page

Local family history society that traces islanders' families back several centuries

Shetland Family History Society