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Blackburn Library

Blackburn Partnership Centre offers access to the Council's Customer Information Service as well as the full range of library services.

Blackburn Library and CIS are now open in their new location of Blackburn Partnership Centre, providing access to the full range of library services and customer queries.


Library Services

  • Books for children, young people and adults
  • Talking books
  • Large Print books
  • Storytimes
  • Bookbug sessions
  • Seven pcs providing free computer access

Library Opening Hours

Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 7pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday:  9am - 1pm


Customer Information Service

  • Benefits advice
  • Bin calendars
  • Blue Badges
  • Bulky uplifts
  • Concessionary travel
  • Council tax enquiries
  • Housing applications
  • and much more.

CIS Opening Hours

Monday: 9am - 3pm

Tuesday: 10am - 5pm

Wednesday: 10am - 3pm

Thursday: 10am - 7pm

Friday: 10am - 4pm


Useful Information

  • Two disabled parking bays nearby
  • Local bus stops directly outside centre
  • Main door has disabled push button access
  • Large keyboard and tracker ball mouse available
  • Hearing induction loop system
  • JAWS software
  • Quick reads and High Low books available

What's On​​

  • Bookbug sessions

Stories, songs & rhymes for babies, toddlers & pre-school children.  Bring a grown-up with you to share in the fun.

Next sessions:

  • Tuesday 26 June 
  • Tuesday 10 & 24 July
  • Tuesday 7 & 21 August at 10.30am in the new location of Blackburn Partnership Centre.

 

  • Summer Reading Challenge

Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge from Friday 22 June, read six books, take part in fun activities and get rewards - and all for free!  Open to primary school aged children of all reading abilities.  Speak to library staff for more details and to register.  The challenge takes place from 2 July to 17 August 2018.

  • Summer Reading Challenge Storytimes:

-  Wednesday 11 July at 10.00am 

-  Wednesday 18 July at 10.00am

 

  • Lego Club

If you are aged 6 - 8 years, talk to staff about joining our Lego Club. The Lego Club takes place on Fridays from 2.30pm - 3.30pm.  Lego club will meet as usual on Friday 22 June and then take a break over the summer, resuming on Friday 24 August 2018.
 

  • Access to Employment

Advice and support to help you into work. Please call Access2Employment 0800 032 9768  or email access2employment@westlothian.gov.uk for more details.