Libraries in Scotland

National Library of Scotland – Edinburgh

The Advocates Library – Edinburgh – The library of the Faculty of Advocates.

Edinburgh College of Art Library

Glasgow School of Art Library

Glasgow Women’s Library

Mitchell Library – Glasgow

Royal College of Physicians Library – Scotland’s oldest medical library

Innerpeffray Library – Crieff, Perthshire – Scotland’s first free Public Lending Library

Andrew Carnegie

Carnegie Libraries of Scotland – an exploration of the architecture and history of Scotland’s Carnegie Libraries.

If you are interested in libraries and old buildings then you’ll find plenty here to interest you.

There are pictures and descriptions of libraries from all over Scotland, from the Orkney Islands in the far north all the way to the English border in the south.

Scottish University Libraries


Abertay Dundee

Glasgow Caledonian



Edinburgh Napier



Queen Margaret

RGU – Robert Gordon – Aberdeen

St Andrews

Strathclyde Glasgow