Garrison Library

Garrison Library
Logo of the Garrison Library
Garrison Library hidden.jpg
Old photo showing the location of the Garrison Library.
CountryGibraltar
TypeReference library
ScopeLocal military history
Established1793
Reference to legal mandateGibraltar Garrison Library Trust Act 2011
LocationGovernor's Parade
Coordinates36°08′20″N 5°21′08″W / 36.138966°N 5.35215°W / 36.138966; -5.35215Coordinates: 36°08′20″N 5°21′08″W / 36.138966°N 5.35215°W / 36.138966; -5.35215
Collection
Items collectedBooks, newspapers, maps
Size45,000
Access and use
Access requirementsOpen Monday to Friday
Population served30,000
Other information
DirectorDr. Jennifer Ballantine Perera
Map

The Garrison Library was founded in Gibraltar in 1793 by Captain (later Colonel) John Drinkwater Bethune.