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Carnegie library

Our main library, located in Ayr.

From January 2024 public access to our Local History department at Carnegie will be changing to Tuesdays between 5-7pm, and Thursdays between 2pm - 5pm. To pre-book telephone 01292 286 385 or email

Address: 12 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8EB
Tel: 01292 286385

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Opening hours

Monday9am - 5pm
Tuesday9am - 7pm
Wednesday9am - 5pm
Thursday10am - 7pm
Friday9am - 5pm
Saturday9am - 5pm

Local History Department at Carnegie Library, Ayr

Access to our local history department is by appointment only during limited hours.

Tuesday5pm - 7pm
Thursday2pm - 5pm


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We endeavour to provide full disabled access in our libraries, including disabled toilet access. The only library we cannot accommodate for access is Ballantrae library, due to the small size of this rural branch