What's ON

Cupar Library is open and we’re delighted to welcome you back. You can select books, use public access PCs and other offerings such as photocopying, printing and collecting hearing aids batteries.

As you would expect, there will be safety measures in place to ensure the wellbeing of our staff and visitors and we encourage you to follow the current Covid guidelines.

Overdue fines

Good news – we are waiving overdue fines on books. You can return your books to any OnFife library, it doesn’t have to be the branch you borrowed them from.

Connect and Collect

The Connect and Collect service is still available. The library staff can pick a selection of books for you and let you know when they’re ready to be collected.

Our temporary opening hours are:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 
Closed 10:00-12:30 
13:30-16:00  
10:00-12:30 
13:30-16:00  
10:00-12:30 
13:30-18:00 
Closed 10:00-12:30 
13:30-15:00

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 https://www.facebook.com/CuparLibrary 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 at the issue desk)
  • 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. It is currently open on Wednesdays only and appointments must be booked in advance. You can book a one or two hour-long slot Here.

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, but not open at present.