Library locations and opening hours - Gilmerton Library

Name Gilmerton Library
Address 13 Newtoft Street
Postcode EH17 8RG
Telephone 0131 529 5628
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Opening hours Monday 1pm - 8pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 1pm - 8pm
Thursday closed
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm

Christmas and New Year opening hours:
Saturday 24 December - open as usual
Monday 26 December - closed
Tuesday 27 December - closed
Wednesday 28 December - open as usual
Thursday 29 December - closed
Friday 30 December - open as usual
Saturday 31 December - open as usual
Monday 2 January - closed
Tuesday 3 January - closed
Wednesday 4 January onwards - open as usual
Bus routes Lothian 3, 7, 18, 29
Facilities Free wifi
Disabled access
Induction (hearing) loop
Car park
Community room for hire (see below)
Plasma screen
Library Link
Display/exhibition Space for public use
Toilets for disabled users
Baby changing facilities
Gaming consoles
Bookbug Sessions A free event for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents/carers. Every Monday at 1.30 and fortnightly on Friday from 10.30 - 11.15am
Book groups Last Friday of every month 11am-12 noon
Other events Knitting Group: fortnightly on Wednesdays 2.00 - 3.00pm

iPads for the visually impaired: every Friday at 10-11am

Library Link which fortnightly on a Wednesday 1.30- 2.30pm.

Tiger Tales stories and crafts for ages 4 - 8 with parents and carers, Fridays 2.00 - 2.30pm

Friday Fun Club for kids: fortnightly from 2.30 - 3pm

NHS Lothian Stop Smoking Group; Wednesdays at 6.15pm

Councillors' surgeries

Room hire Commercial:
3 hour block: £55

Non commercial:
3 hour block: £21.50

Rates for lets outside opening hours by negotiation.
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