Shetland Library

Better late than never as book returns to library nearly 50 years late

A LONG-lost book has been handed back to Shetland Library – some 45 years overdue. The book – The Black Douglas by S.R. Crockett – was borrowed in April 1977 and was due the following month. When the Dore family was visiting Shetland recently they took the opportunity to return the book. Thankfully for the […] Shetland News …


Cleeves cuts ribbon to reopen ‘magnificent’ refurbished library

THE AUTHOR of the novels that spawned the global hit TV crime drama Shetland cut the ribbon to officially declare the new public library in Lerwick open on Saturday morning. Ann Cleeves said the eight books and ensuing series featuring Inspector Jimmy Perez would never have existed had she not been invited to give a […] Shetland News …



Plenty more room for books on the horizon as library move nears

THE ‘NEW’ library in Lerwick will have room for twice as many books than the current building, while the area for children is set to triple in size. Shetland Library is due to move back into the building at Hillhead – its former home – once renovation work is completed in the coming months. The […] Shetland News …