Leith Library - Library locations and opening hours

Leith Library
Leith library building
Regular activities for children and young people
3.45 to 4.45pm, Chatterbooks, fortnightly. A children’s book club for ages 8 to 10. Please contact the library for more details.

2 to 3pm, craft activities for children. Fun and funky crafts for children aged 5 to 11. Have fun designing, making things and being creative!

2 to 3pm, Lego Club, creative brick-building fun for ages 5 to 11.
Bookbug sessions
Regular events and activities for adults
11am, Library Link, fortnightly. Please contact the library for more details.

2 to 3pm, Women’s Craft Group has a warm welcome for women of all ages. Come along and craft and chat, enjoy a hot drink and try something different every week.

2 to 4pm, Family and Household Support Service drop-in, 1st and 3rd Monday of the month.

2pm, Library Link, fortnightly. Please contact the library for more details.

5.30 to 6.30pm, Councillor drop in surgery with Councillor Chas Booth (during school term-time).

5.30 to 6.30pm, Councillor drop in surgery with Councillor Katrina Faccenda, 1st and 4th Wednesday of the month (except in July and on public holidays).

6pm, Councillor Adam McVey drop in surgery, third Wednesday of the month

6.30 to 8pm, Knitting Group for adults. Come along with your needles and wool for a good knit and natter.
Book groups
10.30am to midday, last Monday of each month.
Please contact Library staff if interested to join this group.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Built in 1929 Leith Library sits at the corner of Ferry Road and Great Junction Street, right in front of Leith Theatre and next to Leith History Mural
28-30 Ferry Road
Opening hours
Monday: 10am to 8pm
Tuesday: 10am to 8pm
Wednesday: 10am to 8pm
Thursday: 10am to 5pm
Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Visiting Leith Library, you can
- browse and borrow books
- return your books
- pick up free period products
- use the photocopier
- collect hearing aid batteries
- use a public computer and print
- use a study space
- apply for a National Entitlement Card (bus pass).
Disabled access
Accessible toilet
Baby change facilities
Free Wi-Fi and computer access
Charge points for personal devices and electric wheelchairs
Study areas
Public seating area
Bus routes
Lothian 7, 10, 11, 14, 16, 21, 34
Room hire