Library lending services

Lending books is our business and is free of charge to all members.


All titles currently in stock at Dumfries and Galloway Libraries can be found on our Online Library Catalogue.  We have books for all age groups ranging from board books aimed at babies all the way through to our reference book collections.  Many of our titles are available in different formats such as large print and audio books (cassettes and CDs) offering as wide a choice as possible for all our readers.

Charge:  Free


A collection of DVDs is available for loan at all branch libraries.

Charge:  £1.60 per item for two day loan.  £2.65 for five day loan.

For Readers

Visit our section 'For Readers'
 to get information on new titles, suggested reading, lists of titles popular in Dumfries and Galloway plus useful links.

This section will hopefully give you new ideas and directions to explore the world of reading. If you are a member of a reading group there is also lots of information to assist. Find out more.

Foreign Language Collections

The Library Service holds collections of foreign language books.  Local libraries have French, German and Polish fiction and a selection of children's dual language picture books.  Urdu, Punjabi and Chinese books are supplied in partnership with Glasgow City Libraries and are changed every six months. 

Foreign language titles can be borrowed free of charge from any branch. Ask at your local branch, telephone or email for further information.

Related Information

Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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