Central Library

Name
Central Library
Central library building
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 lighting and some redecoration. Work to upgrade our electrical system has been completed and fire safety equipment has been upgraded.
Central Library building works
Address
George IV Bridge
Postcode
EH1 1EG
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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 a computer
- use the photocopier
- collect hearing aid batteries
- apply for a National Entitlement Card (bus pass).

Public toilets are available.
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Bus routes
Lothian 23, 27, 41, 45, 67
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