Dick Institute

Library Opening Hours

Tuesday &  Wednesday 10am-6pm

Thursday 1pm-8pm

Friday & Saturday 10am-4pm

Closed Sundays, Mondays and Public Holidays - Sept 16 & December 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30.

Tel: 01563 554300 or Email – DickInstituteLendingLibrary@east-ayrshire.gov.uk


The library offers a wide choice of books for all ages. It also provides free computer, internet and Wi-Fi access, computer courses and DVD hire.

There is a range of free events for all ages including:

  • Book Group every 4th Tuesday 2pm-3pm with free tea/coffee
  • Book Group every other Thursday 6pm-7.30pm with free tea/coffee
  • Chit Chat  group every Friday 2pm-3pm with free tea/coffee
  • Bookbug drop-in sessions every WEds & Sat 10.15am-10.45am & 11.15am- 11.45am
  • Chatterbooks for ages 6+ every 4th Wednesday 4pm-4.45pm (excludes school holidays)
  • Chatterbooks for ages 8+ every 4th Thursday 4pm-4.45pm (excludes school holidays)
  • Pop-up activities for children every Saturday

Membership is free and open to everyone including visitors to East Ayrshire.


Facilities -  Disabled Car Parking, Wheelchair and Disabled Access, Toilets, Free Wi-Fi, Computer Suite Available for Hire


Free Wi-Fi

Library members and visitors can use laptops, mobile device and phones to access free Wi-Fi at the Dick Insitute library.

This project is supported by the Scottish Government Public Library Improvement Fund