Library locations and opening hours - Central Children's Library

Name Central Children's Library
Details Explore a wide choice of stories, old and new, together with lots of picture books for younger readers. Not forgetting our DVDs. We also have excellent books to help with school projects and hobbies. Join in with our storytimes and rhymetimes, and keep an eye out for our other children’s events held throughout the year.
Address George IV Bridge
Postcode EH1 1EG
Telephone 0131 242 8027
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Opening hours 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
Facilities Accessible toilet
Bookbug Sessions 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 am on the day of the event.
Book groups The Dyslexia Chatterbooks group for 8 – 11 year olds meets on the last Tuesday of the month, 6 - 7.30pm during school term time only. Contact us for details.

Chatterbooks, our book group for 8 - 11 year olds, meets on the first Monday of the month, 6 - 7.30pm, during school term time only. Contact us for details.
Other events Free story time for 3 - 5 year olds. Every Thursday from 10.30am

Art Club for 8 – 11 year olds meets every second Wednesday 6 – 7.30 pm during school term time only. Contact us for details.
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