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Browse and Borrow 

As part of a ‘Browse and Borrow’ pilot, four libraries will reopen to the public in the coming weeks – for the first time since libraries closed last March due to lockdown.

  • Kilbirnie – Mondays, 10am-1pm and 2-5pm (from 10 May)
  • Irvine – Tuesdays, 2-5pm, and Thursdays, 10am-1pm (from 11 May)
  • Stevenston – Mondays, 10am-1pm and 2-5pm (from 17 May)
  • Largs – Tuesdays, 2-5pm, and Thursdays, 10am-1pm (from 18 May)

Borrow magazines and newspapers

Get access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves using the new PressReader app/website. No limits on downloads and they're yours to keep forever.  

  • Click on Sign in
  • Click on Library Group
  • Search for North Ayrshire
  • Enter your library card number (without the ‘P’) & PIN