McDonald Road Library

Name
McDonald Road Library
MacDonald library building
Regular events and activities
Tuesday
6:30 to 7:30pm, fortnightly Adult Craft Group

Wednesday
2pm weekly throughout November, December and January, Movie Matinees, (contact the library for information on upcoming films)

Friday
3 to 4pm, Children’s Crafts for ages 5 and up

Saturday
2pm, first Saturday of the month, Film Club (contact the library for information on upcoming films)
3 to 4pm, fortnightly Lego Club for ages 5 and up
Bookbug sessions
A free event for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents/carers.
Booking essential via Eventbrite.

English language Bookbug, Mondays, 11 to 11:30am
Spanish language Bookbug, Mondays, 12 to 12:30pm
Gaelic language Bookbug, fortnightly on Thursdays, 11 to 11:30am
English language Bookbug, fortnightly on Saturdays, 11 to 11:30am
Polish language Bookbug, fortnightly on Saturdays, 11 to 11:30am.
Bookbug booking
About
McDonald Road Library is one of 28 freely-accessible public libraries in Edinburgh, Scotland. The library opened in 1904 as the East Branch of the city's library service. It is located on the corner of McDonald Road and Leith Walk, and is a category B listed building.
Address
2 McDonald Road
Postcode
EH7 4LU
Telephone
Email
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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
Services
Visiting McDonald Road 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).
Bus routes
Lothian 7, 10, 12, 14, 16, 25, 49. Edinburgh Coach Lines 13
Facilities
Disabled access
Public accessible toilets
Baby change facilities
Free Wi-Fi and computer access
Charging for personal devices and electric wheelchairs
Study areas
Public seating area
Bookable community space
Room hire
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