Fountainbridge Library

Fountainbridge Library
Front of Fountainbridge library
A striking and architecturally important building located between the Union Canal and Fountain Park with the shops and amenities of Dalry Road, Tollcross and Morningside close by.
137 Dundee Street
EH11 1BG
Opening hours
Monday: 1pm to 8pm
Tuesday: 10am to 5pm
Wednesday: 1pm to 8pm
Thursday: 10am to 5pm
Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Visiting Fountainbridge Library, you can
- browse and borrow books
- return your books
- pick up free sanitary products
- use the photocopier
- collect hearing aid batteries
- use a public computer and print
- apply for a National Entitlement Card (bus pass).
Bus routes
Lothian 1, 34, 35 (direct) 22, 30, 2, 3, 4, 25, 33, 44, 27 (nearby). First Bus: 27, 28 (nearby)
Disabled access, Charge points for personal devices and electric wheelchairs, Free use of accessible tablet for visually impaired, Study areas, Public seating areas
Bookbug sessions
A free event for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents/carers. Book your place by contacting the library.
Thursday mornings from 10.30 to 11am and 11.30am to 12 noon
Book groups
We run two separate book groups, meeting on the second and fourth Monday of every month at 6pm

Contact us for more information
Other events
Two creative writing groups; the first running on the first Monday of every month and the second every Wednesday, both at 6pm

Seniors’ Computer Club drop-in every Monday 2pm to 4pm

Daniel Johnson MSP surgery, first Saturday of every month at 11am

Lego Club for 5 to12 year olds every Friday at 3pm.

‘Saturday Crafternoons!’, children’s crafts and activities club every Saturday at 3pm

Afternoon Tea and Coffee starting soon, every Monday and Thursday from 3pm

Also located in the building is the Gorgie/Dalry Citizens Advice Bureau and the NHS Lothian Rivers Centre

The Scottish Beekepers Association’s extensive library of books and periodicals can be found in the Moir Library in the basement of Fountainbridge Library. More information on its history and access can be found here
Room hire
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