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Address: 14 Main Street, Ayr KA8 8EB, Scotland
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+44 1292 286385
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Historic library, architecturally significant. Local Archives, historic...

Historic library, architecturally significant. Local Archives, historic artifacts & artwork on display, History talks and walks. Free entry.

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Cyber Centre

I feel the need to write this review regarding Tanya and Charlene in the Cyber Centre at Carnegie Library in Ayr.If this place did not exist i would be totally lost.I have no... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Mags S
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

I feel the need to write this review regarding Tanya and Charlene in the Cyber Centre at Carnegie Library in Ayr.If this place did not exist i would be totally lost.I have no internet at home so i come in here at least twice a week.You can go on the internet for a minimum of two hours and if you... More 

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

Use to be very regular at Symington library has Lynn was a dear friend but after her passing I could not face library atmosphere but recently visited Carnegie and it was tranquil,beautifull building,helpful kind staff and so now I'm a weekly user .Thank you .

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1 Thank Gillian W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

I go here regularly with a class of children. Staff are always friendly and helpful and never complain when given extra work to sort out mistakes.

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1 Thank M0gley
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

I retired from full time employment about five years ago and found that I had time to read again! I joined the library in 2011 and have found it the most wonderful resource and facility. The staff are knowledgeable, friendly, efficient and so very helpful. Nothing is too much trouble. They are fabulous at recommending authors, finding books in the... More 

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1 Thank peaches168
Ayr, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

I have spent alot of time in this library, the staff are so helpfull, it is both warm and inviting and very relaxing, good internet access, a great wide sellection of books, I do hope this library survives for years to come.

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1 Thank helenmoore2015
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

The staff were very pleasant and so willing to help. There are plenty of computers around and visitors can obtain temporary access. The library itself is well stocked and the Scottish section is particularly good for fisitors

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1 Thank hugh90
Ascot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 December 2015

Been going here most of my life but not for a while as moved away. Pleased to report that it is still functioning really well, with a decent selection of books, dvds. Staff helpful and housed a fine old building.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

If they have it they will find it or order if they don't . The staff are so well trained and willing to assist. Take your time when visiting to find out all they have to offer within the lovely old building. There is so much information there about all sorts of places and events in Ayr. Children are well... More 

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1 Thank Tiamariarosie
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Reviewed 19 June 2015

Great library with very knowledgeable staff. I love visiting but don't get there as often as I would like. Highly recommended. .

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1 Thank Arlene M
Ayr, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

This is a fairly big library for the town and has all the latest computers and books with DVD rental if required. However I do find that the staff would rather you didn't bother them, they will give the briefest of answers and tell you where to find an item or book but will not show you where it is,... More 

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