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More information on this venue, including events, can now be found at www.onfife.com.


Dunfermline Carnegie Library closed at the end of March 2014, but will re-open in 2017 as an integral part of a brand-new Dunfermline Museum and Art Gallery.

Four alternative locations (all with disabled access) have been opened and our staff will be delighted to help with book lending, requests, computer access, etc.


The Maygate Library (at 13/15 Maygate, Dunfermline, KY12 7NE) is open

Monday 9.30-5.30

Tuesday           9.30-5.30  
Wednesday     11.00-5.00  
Thursday          9.30-7.00  
Friday                9.30-5.00
Saturday           9.30-5.00

Telephone 03451 555 555 extension 492770


City Chambers, Kirkgate is open

6 public access PCs with free internet

Monday to Friday 9.30-5.00

Telephone 03451 555 555 extension 492791


Music Institute beside the Carnegie Hall, East Port is open

7 public access PCs with free internet

Monday             9.30-7.00
Tuesday           9.30-5.00
Wednesday     9.30-5.00
Thursday          9.30-7.00
Friday                9.30-5.00
Saturday           9.30-5.00

Telephone 03451 555 555 extension 492784


St Margaret’s House, 9 St Margaret Street, Dunfermline, KY12

Monday              9.30-5
Tuesday            9.30-5
Wednesday      9.30-5
Thursday           9.30-7
Friday                 9.30-5
Saturday            9.30-5


  • A selection of Local Lending books                                                                                  
  • Open Access Books for Local and Family History                                                                      
  • 2 Microfilm readers – bookable                                                                                    
  • 1 Microfiche reader - bookable                                                                                 
  •  IGI and OPR indexes on microfiche                                                                                         
  • OPR, Census and local newspapers on microfilm                                                    
  • Catalogue with details of local and family history material plus index to Fife Historical newspapers                                                                                                           
  • Selection of maps                                                                                                       
  • Copy of Photograph archive                                                                                        
  • 20th Century Project folders                                                                          
  • Photocopying and printing from microfilm and microfiche.


  • Books for all ages including Large Print and Talking Books
  • Free requests
  • Public Access PCs with free internet
  • Children's Area
  • Bookbug sessions (weekly)for babies and toddlers
  • Learning Materials
  • Library Catalogue (Public access)
  • Newspapers – a small selection and online
  • Photocopying
  • Community information and quick reference material
  • Local and Family History resources
  • Free IT Taster sessions
  • Reading Groups
  • Induction Loop
  • Public toilets (with disabled access) at City Chambers and Music Institute

There is pay-parking close by, and all 4 temporary locations are a short walk from the town centre and bus/train stations.

To find your nearest alternative local library, please visit: www.fifedirect.org.uk/yourtown

Holidays and Closures

Dates Reason Details
25 Dec 2016 to 28 Dec 2016 Planned Closure Festive Closure - Library
01 Jan 2017 to 04 Jan 2017 Planned Closure Festive Closure - Library
Doreen Howie, Cultural Services Advisor 
Tel: 01592 583206 Contact Doreen Howie online
By Post: Library Museum And Art Gallery Abbotshall Road Kirkcaldy Fife KY1 1YG