The Reading Room


In The Reading Room you can find out about new books and promotions, how to join our Reading Groups and much more.


 50 FREE magazines for you to read

Check out our new free digital magazine service called Zinio.  Read full-length magazines on your PC, MAC, laptop, tablet or smartphone and all you need is your library card number.  Cosmopolitan to Newsweek, Essentials to New Scientist, Hello to MacUser  - sign up and get reading by clicking here.


 Public Library Online     

Public Library Online allows free access to a selection of full-text e-books online.  There are no complicated downloads and you can access the books using your existing computer or internet enabled mobile phone in the library, at home or elsewhere. Find out what is available by clicking here.


A Right Guid Read

A Right Guid Read is a monthly  reviews newsletter.  The books reviewed are all available to borrow from Fife Council’s libraries for free. Check out this month’s newsletter by clicking here.   A large print version  of A Right Guid Read is available on request.


 Reading Groups
Reading Groups are a great way to discover new books, broaden your reading and share your views with others in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.  Click here for more information on reading groups in libraries or how we can help you start  your own group.


Book Prescriptions are available at all libraries.

Book Prescriptions

Fife's libraries work with NHS Fife to provide easy access to books which patients and their families may find helpful..  The books are free to borrow by anyone, all you have to do is to take your prescription along to your local library and staff will help you to find the book..  The books cover a wide range of subjects  from anxiety and  depression to chronic pain and low self esteem. 






Libraries general enquiries
Tel: 01592 583204 Contact Libraries general enquiries online
By Post: Iona House John Smith Business Park Grantsmuir Road Kirkcaldy Fife KY2 6NA
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