About

The ‘New Chapter’ project celebrates the transition from the Stromness Library at Hellihole Road to the new facility in the Warehouse Buildings at the Pierhead. The project aims to mark the move by looking back at the old building, collating and generating material around its history, and that of lending libraries in Stromness, for this online home.

Thank you

to all the participants;

to the funders, the Orkney Islands Council Culture Fund;

to staff at Orkney Library and Archive, especially Lucy Gibbon who sourced the archive documents for an earlier exhibition;

to the estate of George Mackay Brown;

to the Gunnie Moberg Archive;

to Elizabeth Bevan, Alison Miller, Tom Muir, Bryce Wilson and with special thanks to Bobby Leslie.

This project, originated by Rebecca Ford, has been co-ordinated by Rebecca Marr. Recording and editing: Mark Jenkins.

The library can be contacted on 01856 850907

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