Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Festive opening hours at Edinburgh and Glasgow libraries and archives

First up, the ScotlandsPeople Centre and NRS in Edinburgh (www.scotlandspeoplehub.gov.uk):

The ScotlandsPeople Centre and the Historical and Legal search rooms will be closed:

Tuesday, 24 December from 1pm
Wednesday, 25 December
Thursday, 26 December
Tuesday, 31 December from 1pm
Wednesday, 1 January
Thursday, 2 January

On 24th and 31st December ScotlandsPeople search rooms will be open from 9am to 1pm. Customers wishing to carry out research on these days can purchase a half-day ticket costing £7.50. To book a seat, please telephone 0131 314 4300 (Option 1) or email: enquiries@scotlandspeoplehub.gov.uk

Also, festive season opening hours at the National Library of Scotland (www.nls.uk):

Tuesday 24 December: Close at 16.00
Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 December: Closed
Friday 27 December: Close at 17.00
Saturday 28 December: Reading rooms: 09.30-13.00; Visitor Centre: 09.00-17.00
Sunday 29 December: Visitor Centre: 14.00-17.00
Monday 30 December: Close at 17.00
Tuesday 31 December: Close at 16.00
Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 January: Closed
Friday 3 January: Close at 17.00.

And just for the craic, here's how Glasgow City Council is advertising the hours for the Mitchell Library and other libraries in Glasgow (this took some finding!): http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/libraries/Documents/Final%20Library%20Christmas%20and%20NY%20Opening%20Hours%202013%2014.pdf


My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from http://www.gould.com.au (print) and http://www.gen-ebooks.com/unlock-the-past.html (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Tracing-Your-Irish-History-on-the-Internet/p/3889/.

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