Almondbank Library (Craigshill)
Almondbank Library (Craigshill)
Located in Craigshill in Livingston, Almondbank Library offers library facilities, public access computers and Access2Employment advisors.
Almondbank Library offers a wide range of library and information services to people of all ages living or working in West Lothian. A comprehensive selection of fiction, non-fiction and children's books is available in a variety of formats, including talking books, and adult large print. There are also six PCs available for free public use to access the Internet, email or MS Office packages.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9am - 6pm
Thursday: 9am -7pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm
Free WiFi is now available in the library.
- Two disabled parking bays nearby
- Local bus stop is approximately a five minute walk away
- No steps to access the main door which has disabled push button access
- Lift for access to first floor in the building
- Hearing induction loop system
- JAWS software
- Quick reads and High Low books available
- IT suite with additional 7 PCs
- Summer Reading Challenge
The Summer Reading Challenge is open to all primary school aged children and is designed for all reading abilities. Children can read whatever they like - comic books, fact books, joke books, picture books - just as long as they are borrowed from the library. Children receive special rewards each time they finish a book. Every child who completes the Challenge receives a certificate and medal and FREE entry to Almond Valley Heritage Centre when accompanied by one paying adult per child. See Summer Reading Challenge for a list of all West Lothian library activities.
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- Tea n' Tablet drop-in sessions for older adults Tea n' Tablet Sessions July 2019 [545kb]
Come along learn all about using a tablet/smart phone
- 18th & 25th July, 10am-12 noon
- Bookbug sessions
Stories, songs & rhymes for babies, toddlers & pre-school children. Bring a grown-up with you to share in the fun.
- Tuesday's 25th June, 9th & 23rd July at 2pm
- Lego Club at Almondbank
Fortnightly Lego Club at Almondbank on Saturday's from 10am until 11am for 6-12 year olds. Come along and get creative.
- Saturday's 13th & 27th July at 10am
- Almondbank Kid's Craft Sessions
Craft sessions are held every Friday at 2pm for children aged 5-12 years.
- Adult Crime Reading Group
The group meets once a month between 3pm and 4pm and new members are always welcome.
- Wednesday 24th July at 3pm
- Comics, Manga & Graphic Novel Reading Group
The group meets between 4.30pm and 6pm and new members are always welcome.
- Thursday's 4th, 11th, 25th July at 4.30pm
- Coding Clubs
Almondbank Library holds Coding Clubs every Monday and Thursday from 4pm until 5pm.
If you are interested in attending, please telephone 01506 283133 or speak to library staff.
- IT Buddy
An IT Buddy will be available at Almondbank Centre every Thursday between 9am-11am offering friendly practical help for members of the public who have difficulty dealing with online services. This can include setting up and using email, navigate internet and use of search engines, accessing official online services, using website to search for work & use on social media. One hour Sessions are available to book in advance for anyone requiring assistance. Please call 01506-283136.
Access2Employment is available in Almondbank Centre, continuing support tailored around the individual so that they are equipped with employability skills that meet the needs of employers. Advisers help people to develop confidence or advise on preparing CVs, provide interview guidance, assist with the completion of application forms and provide overall employability support. Access2Employment has four PCs.
Interview rooms mean quiet, confidential consulting areas are now available. Access2Employment also deals with people who are under threat of redundancy to help them move into a new job as quickly as possible. For more information Freephone 0800 032 9768.
K.O. Burgers is now open in Almondbank Centre serving hot and cold foods, breakfasts, mammoth spiced sausages, paninis, salads etc.
We are known for our speciality K.O. Burgers, all being served daily. On Wednesdays and Thursdays, we have our famous Mr Singh's curries. On Fridays we also serve fish, chips and peas.
Our Opening hours are:
Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm.
For any more information and details on how to place an order in advance, please call: 07539267217 / 07539272019.