Alyth Library

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A library membership allows you to borrow up to 24 books, including children’s books and audiobooks. There is no charge for late returns, and all books are completely free to borrow. If you join online, you can use all our services straight away, but if you want to take any physical books out the library, you’ll need to provide proof of ID. 

How to join as an Adult

As an adult, you can join one of our libraries in person, simply by bringing along a proof of address.

How to join as a Child

If you want to join as a child at one of our libraries, come in with a parent or guardian bringing in something with the adult’s name and address on it’

Proof of ID

When we are looking for proof of identity, we need an official document with your name and address on it as proof of address, & if applicable, an official document as proof that you study or work in Perth & Kinross.

The need to have proof of identity is a security measure and is intended to help us protect our stock. By protecting the stock we can ensure that there is always a good choice for you when you visit.

Join online today

You can now join the library online and access the Digital Library Service by providing just a few basic details, including your email address.

Internet, Computers & Printing Information


Free Wi-Fi, access to computers and the internet via the People’s Network. We currently charge 30p per page for printing in black and white and £1.10 for colour.  The use of the computers and the internet is free. Find out more.


Print directly to our library printers. Find out more.


Dog Friendly Fridays & Saturdays

Eight libraries across Perth and Kinross welcome well-behaved dogs and their owners every Friday and Saturday. As part of the Dog-Friendly Perthshire initiative, Culture Perth and Kinross were the first library service in Scotland to welcome dogs into their buildings.

The Library service recognises the role that dogs play in providing support and companionship to many people across Perth and Kinross and the help they give to a number of people in social situations.

The eight libraries taking part in Dog-Friendly Fridays and Saturdays are the AK Bell Library in Perth, along ith AlythAuchterarderBlairgowrieComriePitlochry and Scone Libraries. All libraries taking part will be providing a bowl of water for their four-legged friends every Friday and Saturday.

Upcoming Events

Latest News

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Culture Perth and Kinross Libraries secure Scottish Government Public Library Improvement Funding

Culture Perth and Kinross are delighted to announce they have received £14,800 from the Scottish Government Public Library Improvement Fund (PLIF) administered by the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC).

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Perth and Kinross Libraries to welcome back visitors

Culture Perth and Kinross is to reopen the doors of library buildings across Perth and Kinross and welcome back its customers.

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Call out for memories about lost railways for upcoming exhibition

Perth Theatre is working with Culture Perth and Kinross to collect memories about Perth and Kinross’s old railway lines to form the heart of the exhibition All Aboard – the Railways of Perth and Kinross.

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New locations for Culture Perth and Kinross’ popular Click and Collect service

From this week, Culture Perth and Kinross library members will be able to put their orders in for Click and Collect, at five new sites across the region.

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What’s On Winter

We have just launched our Winter 2019 events program for Culture Perth and Kinross.

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Scone Library set to go back to the future

Scone Library will be temporarily moving back to their old home in Scone Public Hall ahead of work to replace the windows in the current building in Sandy Road.

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Perth and Kinross Libraries to offer Dog Friendly Fridays

From November, eight libraries across Perth and Kinross will be opening their doors to well-behaved dogs and their owners every Friday.