Library locations and opening hours - McDonald Road Library
|Name||McDonald Road Library|
|Address||2 McDonald Road|
|Telephone||0131 529 5636|
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Monday 10am - 8pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
|Bus routes||Lothian 7, 10, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, 49. Edinburgh Coach Lines 13|
Community Room for hire (see below)
Baby changing facilities
Community Connections - dedicated community information area
|Learning and Information Point||Displays featuring information on 'Environment and Conservation', 'Learning', 'Volunteering', 'What's On Locally', 'Advice for Older People', 'Housing' and 'Business and Development'|
|Bookbug Sessions||A free event for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents / carers. Fridays from 10.30 - 11.15am.|
|English Classes||ESOL classes are available from Edinburgh College. They take place in our library every Wednesday, 12.30 - 3pm. If you wish to book a place on these courses, contact Edinburgh Council Office, 0131 535 4630|
Join Sam for his book group of fantastic fiction on the last Monday of every month at 6pm - contact the library to join.
We also run an ESOL reading group: 'Chatabout' on the last Thursday of the month from 10.30 - 11.30am.
FENIKS Polish Toddler Group every Friday 11.30am - 2pm
Gaming for Teenagers on Tuesdays, 6 - 7.30pm. All teens are welcome to join, just turn up on the night.
Crafts for children on Fridays, 3 - 4pm
Beginners computer classes
McDonald Road is an employability library. We are proud to have created partnerships with Saheliya, Foursquare and Apex Scotland, each helping people from a variety of backgrounds and starting points transition into work. Each organisation holds weekly free sessions that help people with support networks, confidence building, CVs, and interview skills.
For further information please contact the library or:
Saheliya - 0131 556 9302 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Foursquare - 0131 557 7917 or email@example.com
Apex Scotland "Steps Service" - 07498060926 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Business Workshops||McDonald Road Library is a Business Hub which provides support and advice for starting or growing your business. Professional workshops are run by the Business Gateway and you can also access a fantastic range of databases and up-to-date business books. Check the Business Gateway site for details of workshops taking place in the library|
3 hour block: £88.50
3 hour block: £26.50
All lets outside opening hours by negotiation.
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