Oban Library

IMPORTANT- liveArgyll’s phased re-opening routemap: http://bit.ly/3b3JqZ0.

We are absolutely delighted to advise that our libraries will be opening during week beginning 26th April. During this re-opening phase our libraries in Campbeltown, Dunoon, Helensburgh, Lochgilhead, Oban and Rothesay will be offering limited browsing along with our Click & Collect service. You will be able to access our Public Network computers at each of these libraries with 30 minutes time slots which can be booked by contacting the relevant library by phone during opening hours. Please note that there will be 25 minutes allotted to computer screen time with 5 minutes allocated for cleaning at the end of each slot. Cleaning will be done by library staff.

Cardross, Tiree and Tarbert libraries will offer limited browsing during this phase.

Tobermory Library will be open from Saturday 29th May for limited browsing.

Islay mobile will be back on the road from Tuesday 4th May. 

Oban from 27th April Opening times Hours
Tuesday 9.30am – 1.30pm 4
Wednesday 2.00pm – 6.00pm 4
Friday 9.30am – 1.30pm 4
Saturday 9.30am – 12.30pm 3

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

Due to the current Covid 19 restrictions all of our regular sessions, including Bookbug, are  postponed at present. We will update you of any changes in due course. 

Forthcoming events will be advertised here and on our social media pages, please check regularly for updates.

For more information please contact:

Jean Cunningham on 01631 571444 or Jean.Cunningham@liveargyll.co.uk


Current regular events

Bookbug Sessions: Every Thursday, 9.30am and 11am, all year. All welcome!

U3A German and Italian language class (weekly)

U3A Reading group (monthly)

John Keay Reading Round (monthly)

Reading group for emerging readers with support (weekly)

Please contact Patricia Slater on 01631 567974 for details



  • Wheelchair access
  • Public toilets including facilities for wheelchair users
  • Babychanging facilities
  • Daily newspapers
  • Flava beverage machine
  • Free internet access
  • Various disabled friendly software available
  • Free WiFi
  • Photocopier: 15p per A4, 30p per A5
  • Fax machine: send less 10 seconds, thereafter per 10 seconds, to receive per sheet 56p
  • Free access to local family history 
  • One reading room for private and public use
  • Projector, screen and TV access
  • Online catalogue and reference services

Jean Cunningham, Library Supervisor 
Telephone: 01631 571444
Fax: 01631 571372
Email: Obanlibrary@liveargyll.co.uk

Address: 77 Albany Street, Oban PA34 5AL

Oban Library

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