Libraries - Portobello Library

Name Portobello Library
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Address 14 Rosefield Avenue
Postcode EH15 1AU
Telephone 0131 529 5558
Opening hours Mon, Tue, Wed: 10am-8pm. Thu, Fri, Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun 1 - 5pm
Bus routes Lothian 15, 15A, 21, 26, 42. First Bus 129
Facilities Free wifi
Self service
Disabled access
Library Link
Community room for hire
Toilets for disabled users
Baby changing facilities
X-box, Wii and Playstation gaming consoles
Bookable learning centre with 4 pcs
Cafe area with hot drinks machine
Plasma screen
Bookable gallery area - ask staff for details
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
Housebound rounds
Councillors' surgeries
Regular art and colouring competitions for children
Absolute beginners PC classes on Friday mornings
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