Edinburgh Central Library
We’re Edinburgh’s flagship public library and we’ve been providing information and resources to the people of Edinburgh since 1890. Our beautiful Victorian building was designed by George Washington Browne and was part funded by Andrew Carnegie.
We will provide two behind the scenes tours of Central Library to book onto the tour please do so via Eventbrite
Treasures of Central Library – come and discover some of the treasures of our collections.
Explore our wonderful online photo exhibition on the Capital Collections website.Immerse yourself in a virtual exhibition!
Join Fiona Myles, Central Library manager for a tour of the Central Library to find out about this iconic Edinburgh building's history and how it continues to meet the needs of users of today.Go on a virtual guided tour!