Library locations and opening hours - Portobello Library

Name Portobello Library
Address 14 Rosefield Avenue
Postcode EH15 1AU
Telephone 0131 529 5558
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Opening hours Monday 10am - 8pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday closed
Bus routes Lothian 15, 15A, 21, 26, 42. First Bus 129
Facilities Free wifi
Self service
Disabled access
Library Link
Community room for hire (see below)
Toilets for disabled users
Baby changing facilities
X-box, Wii and Playstation gaming consoles
Photocopier, printer and scanner (to USB)
Cafe area with hot drinks machine
Plasma screen
Bookable gallery area - ask staff for details
Housebound rounds
Bookbug Sessions A free event for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents/carers. Every Wednesday from 10.15am or 11.15 - this is very popular, please come early to either session.
(During school holiday periods there will be one rhymetime starting at 10.30am)
Weekend sessions take place every Saturday morning at 11.30
Spanish language rhymetime, last Tuesday of the month, 10.30 - 11.15am
Book groups First Tuesday of every month from 6.30-7.30pm.
Teen book group meets on the last Thursday of every month, 3.45 - 4.45pm
Other events Chatterbooks for ages 8 - 12: talking about the books you want to read. Meets every third Saturday from 2.00 - 3.00pm

Friday Craft (suitable for 6-12 year olds), every Friday at 2pm

Storytime (suitable for 3-6 years) Tuesdays during term time at 4pm

Writers Group, meets on the second Monday of the Month, ask staff for details

Councillors' surgeries

Regular art and colouring competitions for children
(At all events children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a parent/carer over 12)
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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