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Fountainbridge Library

25 September 2021 (Online)

26 September 2021 (Online)


This important example of modern Scottish architecture was built between 1937 and 1940 and was a state-of-the-art library when it opened; it continues to serve its local community today.


Digital Resources

Fountain Bridge Library Gallery

Explore an online exhibition of exterior and interior photographs taken in 1940!

Immerse yourself in a virtual exhibition!

Behind Closed Doors and Up Secret Stairs

For virtual visitors wishing to explore the Library from wherever you are sitting now please enjoy a series of eleven short videos specially created by Art curator Alice Strang last year for the Edinburgh Libraries’ YouTube channel called 'Behind Closed Doors' and 'Up Secret Stairs' revealing various aspects of the building usually hidden from view.

Go on a virtual guided tour!

Key Information

  • 137 Dundee Street
  • EH11 1BG