Helensburgh Library

The Library is situated in West King Street, Helensburgh, two streets up from the waterfront.  The library is home to the Anderson Trust Collection and these paintings are displayed in the library during the months of January – June.

Opening hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday :
  Closed 13:00 - 20:00
Tuesday :
9:30  - 13:00 14:00 - 17:00
Wednesday :
9:30  - 13:00 14:00 - 17:00
Thursday: Closed 13:00  - 20:00
Friday:
Closed 13:00  - 17:00
Saturday:
9:30  - 13:00 14:00 - 17:00
Sunday: Closed   Closed

 

Events

October 28th 7:30pm - as part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival we have “Rhythms from New Zealand” – an evening listening to two performing poets and storytellers, Grace Taylor and Tusiata Avia  who have travelled from Aotearoa NZ to Argyll to give us the distinctive rhythms of the South Pacific.

The 91st Argyllshire Highlanders Exhibition is at the Helensburgh Heritage Centre from 4th April to 28th October.

Facilities

Internet AccessFacilities for all age rangesDisabled facilitiesStudy areaChild learning facilitiesLocal History

There is a lift to the upper floor where there are:
8 Internet enabled computers
An art gallery and exhibition floor space

Helensburgh Heritage Centre

4 Internet enabled computers are located downstairs.

The library has an induction loop system.

Dedicated spaces exist for children, young adults, leisure reading, studying and reference books, as well as a local collection room.
There is also a room with the local papers dating back to their beginning.

Online Library Catalogue

Current regular events

FUN FIRST:
Mon 9:45 – 11:00 & Fri 13.30 – 15:00. Also storytelling every 2nd Tues in the month 14:00 – 15:00

CAREERS:
Tues 14:00 – 16:00

ENABLE
Mon 10:00 – 12:00

ECDL:
Mon/ Thurs evenings. Contact Library for details.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION:
Classes are run Mon-Sat in a training suite within the Library. Contact Community Education (01436 658740) or Helensburgh Library for details.

Contact us:

Fiona Sharkey, Library Supervisor

Email: helensburghlibrary@argyll-bute.gov.uk
Tel:     01436 658833
Fax:    01436 679567

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How to Find Us: 

Helensburgh Library
West King Street
G84 8EB Helensburgh
United Kingdom