Music Library - Library locations and opening hours

Music Library
Inside of library with blue chairs and small coffee table.
Regular events and activities for adults
1 to 2pm, Music on the Mezzanine, a regular programme of live concerts at Saturday lunchtime.
The Music Library contains the largest collection of publicly accessible material on music and dance in Scotland including sheet music, books and recorded music on CD, DVD, and streaming through Naxos Music Library. We also loan sets of vocal and orchestral music to local choirs and orchestras and have a digital piano, a digital keyboard and electronic drum kit in our music practice room and an Acoustic Pod available to book.
7 George IV Bridge
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 a public computer and print
- use the photocopier
- collect hearing aid batteries
- apply for a National Entitlement Card (bus pass).
Music Instrument Library
In partnership with Tinderbox Orchestra, members of the Music Library of all ages can borrow musical instruments for free, just like you borrow a book. We have a wide range of instruments including saxophones, trombones, clarinets, flutes, keyboards, accordions, guitars, ukuleles, violins and cellos.
All our instruments have been donated by our community. If you have an instrument gathering dust, please consider donating it to us.
Music practice space in our Music Room.
Digital pianos, drums and keyboard available to book.

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