Library of Innerpeffray 

Last updated 12th February 2019
Name of library Library of Innerpeffray 
Address Innerpeffray, by Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3RF, Scotland
Telephone 01764 652819 
Alternative names Innerpeffray Library, Innerpeffray Mortification
Contact & Job Title Lara Haggerty, Library Manager and Keeper of Books
Purpose & main user community of the library Scotland’s first lending library, open to all, now a museum and reference library.
Terms of access No appointment needed during opening hours, other visits by appointment.  Entrance fee £7.50, under 16s free
Opening hours 1st March to 31st October Wednesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm and Sundays 2pm – 5pm, closed 1st November to end February except by special arrangement.
Disabled access 100m walk from car park, on grass and gravel, gentle slope.  Lower floor: all level access.  Upper floor (main library) has 16 step stone staircase with handrail.  Books can be brought to lower floor on request.
Lending to other libraries & visitors No longer lending, but will lend to other museums for display on request.
Number of volumes approximately 5,000
Periodicals – Back Issues Local newspaper 1907-1915 
Current Periodicals  
Other materials Small quantity of mss and handwritten records. Record of borrowings from 1747-1968 
Volumes added per year  
Coverage  General biblical, doctrinal and theological works; controversial literature of C15-C18. English, Scottish, Continental Enlightenment
Special Collections Early books by Scottish printers. Collection of David Drummond, 3rd Lord Madderty, given 1680. Collection of Robert Hay Drummond, Archbishop of York, on his death in 1791.  Collection of Janet St Germain given 2013 of Scottish First Editions, Scottish Enlightenment philosophy.
Research resource Borrowers’ records and collections as above.
Catalogue Type Currently in text form, and being upgraded.  Majority of early works on ESTC.  Enquiries welcome
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities Grounds and Schoolroom available for study groups.
Full Time Staff
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  14
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library