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A K Bell Library

Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:00
Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Well used by me - both books and computers - location of screens could be better eg when selling... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
A wonderful example of a library

Whenever I go to another town I always like to explore the public library as I love books. This is... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Alastair N
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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The AK Bell Library in Perth is a bright, open building where you can relax, have a snack, read and learn, treat yourself or socialise. It offers a broad range of borrowing, information and learning services for all ages. You can learn about the...more
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York Place, Perth PH2 8EP, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well used by me - both books and computers - location of screens could be better eg when selling Christmas charity cards thin about location 2 - volunteers chat all the time thus this position is not of value - concentration and data protection issues...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JS L
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Whenever I go to another town I always like to explore the public library as I love books. This is a really good example of what libraries are all about. It's a big building, so there is lots of space to have and impressive range...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alastair N
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This library is quite impressive, I wish I was living next to such a library! There are vast collection of books available and services offered such as computers and study rooms.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lestandn
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The building sets the tone for the library and it just has a lovely feel to the place. It is a place that combines old and new, facts and fiction and a place to come to read, learn and take knowledge home or read in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 19 August 2018

A cannot speak highly enough about the member of staff in the family history section - Elaine & the archivist - Ishbel. They were both a great help to me in my efforts to trace my family history. I was up from London and, consequently,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The Perth library is such an excellent resource for those engaged with local historical research. Very helpful staff and excellent resources.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ian E
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Lovely and relaxing space. With an obvious array of books and usual library standard. However love the kids craft table always refreshed and new activities. Great how they hold rhyme time from ages 0-5yrs. Brillant during holidays that they encourage & reward children to read...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Waltzeress
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I regularly come here for the obvious book related reasons, but i often come here to work upstairs too. There is great lighting, power, desk and chairs (traditional or more armchair type - depending how you like to work) - i get a lot of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank fionava
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Visited the café with friends and we enjoyed light lunches promptly served and very tasty, sandwiches are made to order. Staff are friendly and helpful. Pay Parking available.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank menubuster
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The AK Bell library is an informative and interesting place to visit - the library has an excellent genealogy section that I have visited many times, the staff always happy to help with whatever you're looking for.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank kay_fergus
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