Cupar Library

It’s all going ON at Cupar Library! One of the most distinctive buildings in the town, it has stood for nearly 150 years - a fitting home for the main Family History and Local History Collection for North East Fife. You can explore your past and the local area through census and parish records, microfilm & bound newspapers. Come along and find out more, visit us on or check our What’s ON page.

ON at Cupar Library:

  • Books to suit all ages and interests, including on CD and in large print
  • Free requests for our books not on the shelf when you visit
  • Access to quality reference books and online information
  • Local History resources (appointments available, please book in advance)
  • Free PC and internet access (please book in advance)
  • Basic IT skills taster sessions
  • Children’s BookBug, BuggyWalks, storytelling and craft sessions
  • WalkOn - a short health walk combined with a book chat
  • Adult Create and Craft weekly drop in session 
  • A meeting room for community groups to hire
  • Reading group for adults
  • Photocopying and scanning
  • Self serve issue and return
  • RADAR Keys
  • FREE Wifi

Local Studies Department

  • Census Records
  • Old Parish Registers
  • Newspaper and Photographic Archive
  • Maps; Valuation Rolls; Sasines
  • Books and other resources

This department is in the Duncan Room on the first floor, and is open during library hours:

Monday -       10 am - 5 pm

Tuesday -       10 am - 5 pm

Wednesday -  10 am - 5 pm

Thursday -     10 am - 7 pm

Friday -          10 am - 5 pm

Saturday -      10 am - 4 pm


Planning your visit

  • On street parking
  • Nearby bus stops
  • Toilets with baby changing facilities



Fife Family History Society - Located at Cupar library in the Local Studies area, they are open three days a week.

Monday - closed

Tuesday  - 10am-3pm

Wednesday - closed

Thursday - closed

Friday - 10am-3pm

Saturday - 10am-3pm

Or by appointment - visit the website:






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