The Dick Institute
Opened in 1901, the Dick Institute is one of the most important cultural venues in the south-west of Scotland, featuring the largest museum and galleries space in Ayrshire as well as East Ayrshire's central library.
The lending library, audio library, junior library and learning centre are all housed on the ground floor. The library offers a host of resources as well as regular Bookbug sessions, meet the author events and much more.
I love My Library because... "My two children can colour in, select their favourite DVDs and read literally dozens of books; we come every week and there is always something new to see & do!" Ian Heron Kilmarnock (Winner National Library Day Slogan - Dick Institute)
Library members and visitors can use laptops, mobile device and phones to access free Wi-Fi at the Dick Insitute and the following local libraries:-
This project is supported by the Scottish Government Public Library Improvement Fund
Find out more about the latest events at the Dick Institute and our other venues using the links below.
Library Opening Hours
Tuesday & Wednesday 10am-6pm
Friday & Saturday 10am-4pm
Closed Sundays, Mondays and Public Holidays - Sept 16 & December 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30.
Tel: 01563 554300