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Lanark Library



Lanark Library

Lanark Library is located on Hope Street, off Lanark High Street, a short distance from the Sheriff Court and a few minutes walk from the main shopping area. 

The library provides a selection of adult fiction and non-fiction books, audio books, DVDs, newspapers, photocopier, fax machine,  refreshment machine, children's library and organised children's events.

The library's reference library has an extensive local history collection and contains the William Smellie collection of medical textbooks.

An activeIT learning centre with 9 PCs offering free internet and wifi is available for public use. An additional 2 PCs are located in the children's library.

The library has a meeting room available for hire.



  • ACE children's activities

    ACE children's activities

    Find out what activities South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture are offering for children across South Lanarkshire.

  • ActiveIT

    ActiveIT

    Come along to your local activeIT centre where you can access the internet and email or use a range of standard packages. And it's free!

  • Activities for children in SLLC libraries

    Activities for children in SLLC libraries

    Discover the children’s event or activity which suits you or your children, in one of South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture’s Libraries.

  • Birthday parties at Lanark Library

    Birthday parties at Lanark Library

    Allow South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture to take the hassle out of your child's birthday party. A variety of packages are available.

  • Contact details

    Contact details

    Contact details and opening hours for Lanark Library.

  • E-Books

    E-Books

    Ebooks are available 24 hours per day from the comfort of your own home. Two free ebook services are now available to members of South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Libraries.

  • E-Magazines

    E-Magazines

    eMagazines are available to download from anywhere you can get online; all you need is a library membership, an e-mail address and a suitable device.

  • Free WiFi

    Free WiFi

    Free WiFi is on offer at all of our libraries. Pop in and check your email or browse the latest reviews for the book you are looking for.

  • Hiring library meeting rooms

    Hiring library meeting rooms

    You may hire meeting rooms at a number of South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture libraries.

  • How to join the library

    How to join the library

    Membership of South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture's libraries is free to anyone who works, lives or studies in South Lanarkshire.

  • Lanark Library venue hire

    Lanark Library venue hire

    View the venue hire information for Lanark Library.

  • Local history, heritage and family history

    Local history, heritage and family history

    Local history and family history services are available at our four main libraries. Knowledgeable staff will help you with your research.

  • Readers groups

    Readers groups

    A reading group is a group of people who meet regularly to discuss books. Groups range from friends who meet in each other's homes, to groups set up in libraries or bookshops.

  • Reference and information

    Reference and information

    Our four main libraries hold extensive reference collections which are open to everyone to browse. Specialist reference staff are on hand to help you.

  • Renewing your library book

    Renewing your library book

    At South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture's libraries an item can be renewed in person, by telephone or online up to three times, unless someone else has already reserved the item.