Islay Mobile Library

Islay Mobile Library will be off road the weeks commencing 20th and 27th September, returning to operation on Monday 4th October.

We have a number of measures in place for you to safely enjoy your visit to our mobile library which exceed Scottish Government guidelines.

Islay Mobile from 4th May Opening times
Tuesdays See route times  below
Wednesdays See route times below

For further information and reassurance on our safety measures, please read below:

  • Customers will be required to wear face coverings in line with Scottish Government guidelines
  • The Mobile Library driver will ensure our customers follow all protocols and procedures in the safest way possible
  • We are enhancing and increased our cleaning schedules and procedures to maintain a higher level of hygiene across all  libraries
  • We are cleaning throughout the day using anti  – viral disinfectant cleaner with enhanced cleaning taking place during planned periods of down time when no customers will be on site
  • There are hand sanitisation stations available including at the entrance for everyone to use before and during their visit
  • We have introduced protective screens to our library issue desks to protect both members and our staff
  • All books will be quarantined for 72 hours on their return

Please note that during Bank Holidays, your local facility opening times may differ – please contact us for more information.

Tuesday – Week 1

Temporary timetable until further notice

 

                                      8.45       Start

Portnahaven           9.30       Craigfad

                                     10.00    Nerabus

Claddach                 10.30    Claddach cottages

Portnahaven          10.45    OK Corner

                                      11.00    Port-na-haven Hotel

                                      11.15    Bus shelter (before lunch)

                                      12.30    Lunch stop

 

Port Wemyss         13.15    Bus shelter

                                      13.25    Shore Street

                                      13.35    Bay View

 

Port Charlotte        14.05    West End

                                     14.15    Port Charlotte school

                                      15.00    An Creagan Place

                                      15.20    Bottom of School Street

                                      15.30    Shore Street

                                      15.45    Bruich Gorm

 

Bruichladdich        16.10    Burnside

                                      16.30    Mini Market

                                      17.00    Fairlie

 

Wednesday – Week 1

Temporary timetable until further notice

 

                                      8.30       Start

Port Ellen                8.50       Buildbase

                                     9.15       Bay View

                                      9.30       Antrim View

                                     9.45       Port Ellen School

                                      10.45    Cnoc-na-Faire

                                      11.00    Charlotte Street

                                      11.15    Mansefield Terrace

                                      11.30    Far end of Frederick Crescent

                                      11.45    Tarsgeir

                                      12.00    Ardview, Leodamus Place & Corrsgeir Place

                                      12.30    Texa Crescent

                                      12.45    Lunch stop

                                      13.30–14.00      Near old Police Station

 

Laphraoig                14.15    Laphraoig houses

Lagavulin                14.35    Lagavulin Cottages

Kildalton                 14.55  Dower House

Tuesday – Week 2

Temporary timetable until further notice

 

                                      8.45       Start

                                      9.00       The Raw Cottage

                                      9.15       Newton cottages

                                    9.30       Keills School

Jura                           10.30    Ferry

Craighouse             11.00    School

                                      12.30    Lunch stop

                                      13.15    Care Home

                                      13.30    Burnside

                                      13.40    Keills road end

                                      13.55    Glearnan Place

                                      14.05    Near Church

                                      14.15    Craighouse cottages

                                      14.30    Jura Hotel /Distillery

                                      14.45 – Leave for ferry (15.15)

 

Port Askaig             15.50    Caol Ila (Lower stop)

                                      16.10    Caol Ila (Upper stop)

 

Wednesday – Week 2

Temporary timetable until further notice

 

                                     8.50       Start

Bowmore                  9.00       Stanalane

                                      9.20       New houses

                                      9.35       Primary school

                                      10.15    Flora Street/Donald Caskie Square

                                      10.30    Birch Drive

                                      11.00    Jamieson Street / Beech Avenue

                                      11.25    Broomhill

                                      11.45    Lunch stop

                                      12.30–14.00      Main Street

 

Ballygrant                14.20    Ballygrant Hall

                                      14.35-15.00       Opposite shop

 

Key to Islay Mobile Library Rota 2021 – TEMPORARY
WEEK 1 WEEK 2   PORT ELLEN BOWMORE
04 May 11 May   05 May 12 May
18 May 25 May 19 May 26 May
01 June 08 June 02 June 09 June
15 June 22 June 16 June 23 June
29 June 06 July 30 June 07 July
13 July 20 July 14 July 21 July
27 July 03 August 28 July 04 August
10 August 17 August 11 August 18 August
24 August 31 August 25 August 01 September
07 September 14 September 08 September 15 September
21 September 28 September 22 September 29 September
05 October 12 October 06 October 13 October
19 October 26 October 20 October 27 October
02 November 09 November 03 November 10 November
16 November 23 November 17 November 24 November
30 November 07 December 01 December 08 December
14 December 21 December 15 December 22 December
Week 1 Temporary until further notice
Tuesday Portnahaven & Port Charlotte
Wednesday Port Ellen & Ardbeg
Week 2 Temporary until further notice
Tuessday Jura & Port Askaig
Wednesday Bowmore & Ballygrant

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