Library locations and opening hours - McDonald Road Library
|Name||McDonald Road Library|
|Address||2 McDonald Road|
|Telephone||0131 529 5636|
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Easter 2015: the library will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday (3rd and 6th April) but will be open as usual on Saturday 4th.
Monday 10am - 8pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm (the library will not open on Sundays from April 2015)
|Bus routes||Lothian 7, 10, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, 49. Edinburgh Coach Lines 13|
Community room for hire (see below)
Baby changing facilites
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 & Development’|
A free event for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents/carers, Fridays from 10.30 to 11.15am.
Polish Bookbug sessions are on Mondays from 10.30 - 11.15am
|English Classes||ESOL Classes are available from Edinburgh college. They take place in our library every Wednesday and Thursday. If you wish to book a place on these courses you need to contact Duncan Place. Tel: 0131 535 4630 Email: email@example.com We have ESOL Crisis English classes from 1pm to 3pm on Thursdays, you are welcome to turn up on the day without appointment.|
Join Anna for her book group of fantastic fiction last Monday of every month at 6.30-7.30pm. Contact the library as there may be a waiting list.
The 'Found in Translation' group for contemporary European literature translated into English meets every 3rd Monday of the month at 6pm - contact the library to put your name down.
We also run an ESOL reading group: 'Chatabout' on the last Thursday of the month from 10.30 - 11.30am. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0131 242 8022 for details
Our independent book group with Chris and friends, new members are welcome. Please get in touch via email: email@example.com
Gaming for our Teenagers every Monday 5.30pm, all teens are welcome to join, just turn up on the night.
Craft for children (Fridays 3-4pm, drop in)
Learn IT beginners' computer classes
|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 at the Hub 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: £82.40, then £15 per hour or part.
IT facilities are also available at £5.15 per PC (for first three hours, thereafter £5.00 per PC per hour or part).
3 hour block: £22, then £5 per hour or part.
IT facilities are also available at £2.06 per PC (for first three hours, thereafter £2.00 per PC per hour or part)
All lets outside opening hours, Monday to Friday, £15 per hour extra. Weekend rates by negotiation.
For partner projects, charges to be identified within project budget.
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