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

Monday :
  Closed13:00 - 20:00
Tuesday :
9:30  - 13:0014:00 - 17:00
Wednesday :9:30  - 13:0014:00 - 17:00
Thursday: Closed13:00  - 20:00
Closed13:00  - 17:00
9:30  - 13:0014:00 - 17:00
Sunday: Closed  Closed

The library will be closed on the following days:

Monday 25th September 2017 - September bank holiday - reopens Tuesday 26th September
23rd December 2017 to 2nd January 2018 - Christmas and New Year closure - reopens Wednesday 3rd January 2018


Tom Russell's Library Tour 2017 - Friday 1st September at 7pm
Tom Russell, Godfather of Rock comes to the library to talk about the Stars and the Politics of Rock
Tickets are free but limited - please contact the library to reserve your ticket

Cowal - A Call to Arms - World War 1 Centenary Conference

6th and 7th October 2017

The Burgh Hall, Dunoon


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

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

Tues 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 10:00 – 12:00

Mon/ Thurs evenings. Contact Library for details.

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


Mon 13:30 - 16:30. Find out more about the service here.

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