The Library has a gallery space called 'The View' which is available to hire on a monthly basis
We can facilitate launch evenings in conjunction with any exhibitions.
Dunblane Library, The Institute, High Street, Dunblane FK15 OER
The Library has RFID-self service units which allow customers to issue and return their own books and renew items and pay charges.
Dunblane has a well used children’s library and we offer Bookbug sessions every fortnight, and a monthly German Language Bookbug session. Themed Storytimes are also provided on a fortnightly basis. The library runs a successful junior Reading Challenge each summer and stocks books for all ages from toddler to teenager.
Free Internet access is available at the library and we have 12 public access terminals. A terminal can be booked in advance and each user is entitled to two hours use per day. In addition to the Internet, you can use the library PCs for word processing, e-mailing and accessing our wide range of on-line databases.
In conjunction with Forth Valley College, the library offers flexi-learning delivered via computer. For more information please contact Flexible Learning Team on 01324 403186 or pop into the library on Mondays between 9am and 12 noon.
The Library receives daily newspapers and a monthly Which? subscription, as well as a large amount of public information, which is available or displayed as appropriate. We display current community information in posters and in a community diary, and the library is often lucky enough to host local exhibitions and displays.
The Library has a Gallery Space called the View which is available to hire on a monthly basis; we can facilitate launch evenings in conjunction with any exhibitions.
A local councillor operates a surgery in the Library on certain Saturday mornings, see the library notice board for councillor surgery dates or ask the library staff.
Fax, photocopying and printing are available here, and the library also sells stamps, cards and local history and information publications.
Library staff can also access information on other Council services and refer you to the most appropriate person.
At Dunblane Library we aim to welcome everyone to a high quality library service, staffed by well-trained, motivated and friendly people.
At Dunblane Kids Club we provide high quality out of school care and comprehensive, reliable childcare that meets the needs of our local community. We aim to supply a wide variety of fun-filled, creative and stimulating child-centred activities within a safe and healthy environment. School transport to St. Mary's and Newton Primary is available before and after school. Pre-school session - 8am - 9am; Post-school session - 3pm - 6pm; Opening hours during school holidays - 8am - 6pm. (Kids club does take a few holidays itself but most of the time when you require holiday care, we're here for your children). You can find useful information in the documents listed below in 'Download Attachments'. Please contact the club for information on available places and current fees.
Dunblane's Library is accommodated in the historic Institute Building in the High Street. It was constructed in 1908.
Access : The building has one disabled parking space immediately adjacent to the building. It also has a wheelchair ramp to the entrance.
Free Internet access is available at the library and we have 12 public access terminals. A terminal can be booked in advance and each user is entitled to two hours use per day. In addition to the Internet, you can use the library PCs for word processing, e-mailing and accessing our wide range of on-line databases. The library also holds regular I.T. & ME sessions, for more details click here
Exhibitions : The Library holds regular exhibitions in the View Gallery.
Toilets : The building is one of the town's Comfort Partners.
|Monday||9.00am - 1.00pm||2.00pm - 5.00pm|
|Tuesday||9.00am - 1.00pm||2.00pm - 7.00pm|
|Wednesday||9.00am - midday|
|Thursday||9.00am - 1.00pm||2.00pm - 7.00pm|
|Friday||9.00am - 1.00pm||2.00pm - 5.00pm|
|Saturday||9.30am - 12.30pm|