Opening hours Dec. 16th - May 15thLógó Amtsbókasafnsins á Akureyri

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays,
    Thursdays, Fridays: 8:15–19:00 hrs
(Self service 8:15–10:00 hrs)
Saturdays: 11:00–16:00
Sundays: Closed           Tel: 460 1250

News headlines

Seed library!

Seed library!

Dear seed-loving patrons! We are opening seed library at the Municipal Library of Akureyri!
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Friday quiz 2023 no. 4 - Five differences! (ANSWERS!)

Friday quiz 2023 no. 4 - Five differences! (ANSWERS!)

Dear quiz-loving patrons! Time flies fast and February has begun. Fourth quiz of the year is a 4to-related* one and is simply about finding five differences. The main-picture used with this newsstory has the "right" and "different" pictures spliced t...
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Vestibule ready for you!

Vestibule ready for you!

Dear library lovers! We are happy to announce that the library's vestibule has been opened and you can start entering there as usual ...
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Which are the titles of these title-changed books?

Friday quiz 2023 no. 3 - Five titlechanges and more! (with answers)

Dear patrons and homepage-lovers! Friday for m...any things... and the third quiz of the year is here. You know what? It's a good one! Many errors and questions!
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Work has started in making the vestibule/entrance into the library better.

Vestibule painted - entrance by Lestur Bistro!

Dear patrons. Today (26th) and tomorrow (27th) our vestibule/entrance will be painted and made better looking!
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Who won the Icelandic literature awards this year?

Who won the Icelandic literature awards this year?

Dear patrons and booklovers! Last night the Icelandic literature awards were handed out for books published in the year 2022.
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Nacreous clouds for you!

Nacreous clouds for you!

Dear patrons! We enjoy the weather in whatever form it appears and like one character once said: „Look up!“
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Friday quiz 2023 no. 2 - Husband's Day (answers!)

Friday quiz 2023 no. 2 - Husband's Day (answers!)

Dear patrons, husbands and everybody else! Quiz day no. 2 of the year is here and naturally it is related to Husband's Day. Few and easy questions here, along with some knowledge! The book Yndislegi maðurinn minn (English: My dear husband, which can...
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Let's make bird feeders

Let's make bird feeders

On Saturday, January 21, from 1-3 p.m., everyone is welcome to come to the children's department and make bird feeders from egg trays. When the ground is frosty, the little birds have a hard time finding food, so it's a good idea to make a food tray ...
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Frost, cold and library holdings

Frost, cold and library holdings

Dear, warm patrons! It can sometimes be cold here in Akureyri over winter, even though the best weather is always here! But the library holdings aren't best friends with the cold!
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Events

New books to borrow

Interesting facts

- Pick-sticks and massage device in the library: Even in winter time, people like to clean up in their area and they can borrow so called pick-sticks for that.

- TV screen: The TV screen in the main desk area is situated at the conjunction of the old building and the new one. In that slideshow you can find a lot of useful and fun information related to the library.

- A late return!!! At a library in Australia in the year 2011, a book was returned ... 122 years after having been borrowed.