Library locations and opening hours - Central Library
|Address||George IV Bridge|
0131 242 8000 General Enquiries
0131 242 8020 Lending Library
0131 242 8027 Childrens' Library
0131 242 8040 Art and Design Library
0131 242 8050 Music Library
0131 242 8060 Reference Library
0131 242 8070 Edinburgh and Scottish Collection
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Monday 10am - 8pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
|Bus routes||Lothian 23, 27, 41, 42, 45, 67|
|Building plan||Map showing departments and floors within Central Library|
Accessible toilet in Central Children's Library on ground floor
Lift access available to Edinburgh and Scottish Collection, Mezzanine level and Music Library and Reference Library. Please note, the lift is not suitable for all wheelchairs.
There is disabled access via a separate lift to Central Lending on the ground floor. Material can be brought to Central Lending from any department for consultation or lending.
|Macmillan Cancer Support||Find out about the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service available at this Library.|
An event for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents/carers. Every Tuesday and Friday 10.30 - 11.00am.
Bookbug is free but ticketed. Tickets are available from the reception in the foyer of the main Central Library from 10.00 am on the day of the event.
The CA(I)RE book group for carers meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 10.30am - 12 noon.
'Found in Translation' book group meets every first Monday of the month at 6pm. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Teen Book Group: for ages 11-14, every second Tuesday, 6pm - 7.30pm (term time only) starting 21 January 2020
|BookCafé||Find out about the monthly lunchtime Bookcafé for women|
eBook surgery: help and advice every Tuesday from 2 - 3.30pm, and the first Thursday of the month, 10.30am - 12 noon
Family history eresources for beginners, last Thursday of the month, 2 - 3.30pm
Exhibitions throughout the year
In the Children's Library:
Storytime for ages 3-5: Thursdays 10.30 - 11.00am
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