Shotts Library

Library Books

Facilities, Services & Opening Hours

In our library you can:

  • Borrow books (including large print), talking books and magazines free of charge.  You can also download our eBooks from the comfort of your own home.  Use the link on the right hand side to find out more
  • Surf the internet free of charge, send e-mails, shop on-line, use PCs
  • Send a fax or photocopy a document
  • Hire DVDs, computer games and compact discs
  • Buy stamps, maps, magnifying sheets, local history publications and more
  • Bring your baby along to our free Bookbug Rhymetime sessions
  • Join our free Chatterbooks sessions if you are aged 8-12 years
  • Join our free Club 3.30 sessions if you are aged 8-12 years
  • Take part in book groups for adults
  • Buy books and DVDs through our ordering service
  • Look up information and use our electronic reference books
  • Apply for Passport to Leisure cards
  • Learn how to use computers
  • Bring your children to events and activities
  • Borrow from our collections of books in Polish
  • Borrow from our Lift Off collections to improve your reading and writing skills
  • Borrow from our special Healthy Reading collection to help improve your mental health
  • Visit Shotts Heritage Centre

You can also renew and reserve your books online at LibrariesNL if you have a PIN number. You could also always try our e-book service at nl.libraryebooks.

Opening Hours

Mon 10am-5pm
Tues 10am-5pm
Wed 10am-5pm
Thur 2pm-7pm
Fri 10am-5pm
Sat 10am-1pm
Sun Closed


Management Rules
Disabled Access and Facilities
Disabled access via ramp to main entrance.

All our facilities are managed by a set of rules and regulations.


Library Charges

Contact Us

Shotts Library
Benhar Road

Tel: 01501 821556

Location Map