- Art and Design Library
- Regular activities for children and young people
During school holidays
Children’s Art Club for 8 to 12 year olds, meets during school holidays. Places are limited and advertised before the event in the library and on Eventbrite.
- Regular events and activities for adults
Monday to Saturday
Drop in to see our exciting programme of art exhibitions by local artists.
- 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.
- 7 George IV Bridge
- EH1 1EG
- Opening hours
Monday: 10am – 8pm
Tuesday: 10am – 8pm
Wednesday: 10am – 8pm
Thursday: 10am – 5pm
Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
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).
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.
- Bus routes
- Lothian 23, 27, 41, 45, 67
- Libraries home page