Central Library

Last updated 24th March 2009 
Name of library Central Library 
Address  George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1BX
Telephone  0131 242 8000
Website  http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/libraries
Alternative names  Edinburgh City libraries and information services
Contact & Job Title  Mrs S Macpherson, Library officer, Reference Library
Purpose & main user community of the library  Public library service for those who live, work or study in Edinburgh
Terms of access  Anyone may use the library for reference purposes
Opening hours  M-Th 10.00-20.00; F 10.00-17.00; Sa 09.00-13.00
Disabled access  There is a lift service, or material can be brought to a suitable level.
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Yes. Inter-library loans to non-members’ library service
Number of volumes  Hundreds: impossible to estimate as part of general collection
Periodicals – Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  12
Other materials  
Volumes added per year  Impossible to estimate
Coverage  History and development of all religions
Special Collections  KRISHNAMURTI COLLECTION: books and periodicals relating to the teachings of Jiddu Krishnamurti
Research resource  
Catalogue Type  Computer, card
URL of catalogue  http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/libraries
Other facilities  photocopying, internet, Microsoft Office
Full Time Staff  5
Part Time Staff  4
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library