Tel: (+354) 460 1250
Fax: (+354) 460 1251
The Municipal Library in Akureyri is one of Iceland´s largest libraries. The Municipal Library is situated in a beautiful newly renovated building at Brekkugata 17. The building is in itself a good reason to visit the library.
The library offers all aspects of traditional library service, such as books, magazines, audio books, DVDs, CDs etc. All Icelandic newspapers are available, and foreign newspapers can be accessed online.
A documentary regarding the history of the Library can be seen on the following link (note it is in Icelandic only) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2I2saxEwHy4
An open wireless network is available for guests and the internet can be accessed in public computers for a small fee. Here you can check your email, call home through Skype or upload photos from your camera.
The library has a cafeteria where it is possible to buy lunch at a reasonable price as well as coffee and cakes, open 10:00 ? 17:00.
The library is open from 10 AM to 7 PM every weekday, during winter it also is open on Saturdays from noon (12:00) to 5 PM (17:00). During summer open 10 AM to 7 PM weekdays, closed weekends.
The Library is a few min. walk away from the town center.
For further information: www.akureyri.is/amtsbokasafn/english