Library locations and opening hours - Portobello Library
|Address||14 Rosefield Avenue|
|Telephone||0131 529 5558|
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Christmas and New Year
The library will close at 5pm on Thursday 24 December and reopen as normal on Tuesday 29 December.
For New Year we’ll close at 5pm on Thursday 31 December and reopen as normal on Tuesday 5 January.
Normal Opening Hours
Monday 10am - 8pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
|Bus routes||Lothian 15, 15A, 21, 26, 42. First Bus 129|
Community room for hire (see below)
Toilets for disabled users
Baby changing facilities
X-box, Wii and Playstation gaming consoles
Photocopier, printer and scanner
Cafe area with hot drinks machine
Bookable gallery area - ask staff for details
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
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
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
Regular art and colouring competitions for children
(At all events children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a parent/carer over 12)
3 hour block: £53
3 hour block: £20.50
Rates for lets outside opening hours by negotiation.
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