Sighthill Library - Library locations and opening hours

Sighthill Library
Sighthill Gate library building
Regular activities for children and young people
4.30 to 5.30pm , Chatterbooks reading group for children, fortnightly. A great opportunity for children aged 8 to 12 to discover new books, explore different ways to enjoy reading, and share their enthusiasm and ideas with one another. Join in games and activities relating to books, reading and literacy, and explore what the Library has to offer!
4.30 to 5.30pm, Board Games Group for children, fortnightly. Play board games together and discover new ones, for children aged 8 to 12.
6.30 to 7.30pm, Teen Board Games (for S1 – S6), fortnightly.

11 to midday, Lego Club for ages 6 and up
Bookbug sessions
Regular events and activities for adults
All week
Activities and puzzles are always available throughout our opening hours, please speak to staff.

6.30 to 7.30pm, Colouring in group. Help relieve stress and encourage mindfulness at the start of the week.

11.30am to 12.30pm, Cosy Corner Coffee Morning: join us for a hot drink, friendly chat, activities and games.

6.30 to 7.30pm, Board Games Group for adults, fortnightly

2 to 4pm, Knit and Natter, bring along your woolly creations and join us for quality time over refreshments and friendly chat.
Book groups
6.30pm, Fantasy Book Group for adults meets on the last Wednesday of the month.
Sighthill Library is located inside Gate 55 Community Centre. Calderglen Nursery School is next door. Nearby shops and services are Sighthill Bowling Club, Sighthill Shopping Centre and Sighthill Health Centre. Nearby Churches are St. Nicholas Parish Church and St. John Ogilvie. Local schools are Sighthill Primary, Murrayburn Primary and Wester Hailes High School. We are near to Edinburgh College (Sighthill Campus) and Edinburgh Napier University. Our neighbouring communities include The Calders, Broomhouse, Parkhead and Wester Hailes.
Gate 55, 55 Sighthill Road
EH11 4PB
Opening hours
Monday: 1pm to 8pm
Tuesday: 10am to 5pm
Wednesday: 1pm to 8pm
Thursday: closed
Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday: 10am to 2pm
Visiting Sighthill 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
Wheelchair accessible
Public accessible toilets
Baby change facilities
Free Wi-Fi and computer access
Charging for personal devices and electric wheelchairs
Study areas
Seating area
Community space
Bus routes
Lothian 3, 21, 25, 30, 33, 34/35, Skylink 400 and First Bus 27, 28