Art and Design Library

Name
Art and Design Library
Regular events and activities
Saturday
Children’s Art Club for 8 to 12 year olds, meets fortnightly on Saturdays from 10:30am to 12 noon.
News
During 2022 Central Library is undergoing a major £1.8m building works programme.
Since January, scaffolding has been put up around the building to allow our contractors to repair parts of our roof, windows, and replace any stonework which is in poor condition. Work inside the building includes upgrades to our electrical system, lighting, and fire safety equipment.
Central Library building works
Details
Enjoy life from a new perspective. Find out what's happening in the world of art and design - from cave paintings to the Turner Prize, from early pottery to the latest trends in architecture, fashion and photography.
Address
7 George IV Bridge
Postcode
EH1 1EG
Telephone
Email
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Opening hours
Monday: 10am – 8pm
Tuesday: 10am – 8pm
Wednesday: 10am – 8pm
Thursday: 10am – 5pm
Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Services
Visiting Central Library, you can
- browse and borrow books
- return your books
- pick up free period products
- use a study space
- use the photocopier
- collect hearing aid batteries
- use a public computer and print
- apply for a National Entitlement Card (bus pass).
Bus routes
Lothian 23, 27, 41, 45, 67
Facilities
Study space is available in the Art and Design Library.
Exhibition space for local artists and groups.
Plugs for recharging phones, tablets and laptops.
Public toilets are available within Central Library.
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