Library locations and opening hours - Portobello Library

Name Portobello Library
Address 14 Rosefield Avenue
Postcode EH15 1AU
Telephone 0131 529 5558
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Opening hours Monday 10am - 8pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday closed
Bus routes Lothian 15, 15A, 21, 26, 42. First Bus 129
Facilities Free wifi
Self service
Disabled access
Library Link
Home delivery service for housebound readers
Community room for hire (see below)
Toilets for disabled users (via lift)
Baby changing facilities
X-box, Wii and Playstation gaming consoles
Photocopier, printer
Plasma screen
Bookable gallery area - ask staff for details
Macmillan Cancer Support Find out about the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service available at this Library.
Bookbug Sessions A free event for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents/carers. Every Wednesday from 10.15am or 11.15 - this is very popular, please come early to either session.
(During school holiday periods there will be one rhymetime starting at 10.30am)
Weekend sessions take place every Saturday morning at 11.30
Book groups First Monday of every month from 6.30 - 7.30pm.
Other events Friday Craft (suitable for 6-12 year olds), every second Friday at 2pm – ask staff for details

Friday Lego Building and Creativity, every second Friday at 2pm – ask staff for details

Storytime (suitable for 3-6 years) Tuesdays during term time at 4pm

Health Opportunities Team – Health advice for young people aged 12-25, every Wednesday 4.30pm to 7pm

Writers Group, meets last Monday of the month, ask staff for details

Councillors' surgeries

Regular art and colouring competitions for children
(At all events children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a parent/carer over 12)

Tool library – Borrow tools from the library, every Monday 4.30pm to 7pm
Room hire Commercial:
3 hour block: £55

Non commercial:
3 hour block: £21.50

Rates for lets outside opening hours by negotiation.
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