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East Calder Library

East Calder library provides Registration Services in addition to books, and public access computers.

The library will be closed on: 
Monday 25 & Tuesday 26 December 2017
Monday 1 & Tuesday 2 January 2018

East Calder library is currently open as normal and is due to move to the new partnership centre in the Autumn.

East Calder Library provides registration services by appointment, as well as the usual full range of library services.


Library Services

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

Opening Hours

Monday & Friday: 10.00am - 5.00pm

Tuesday: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Wednesday: 11.00am - 4.00pm

Thursday: 12.00pm - 7.00pm

Saturday: 10.00am - 1.00pm


Useful Information

  • Two disabled parking bays nearby
  • Local bus stop is approximately 400m away
  • Walking trolley for customer use
  • Hearing induction loop system
  • Large keyboard available
  • JAWS software
  • Quick reads and High Low books available
  • Disabled access toilet

What's On

  • Book Week Scotland Mindfulness Session

Book Week Scotland runs from 27 November to 3 December 2017.  As part of the programme of events, local author pdf icon Deborah Malcolm [125kb] will hold a mindfulness session at East Calder Library.  The session will look at coping with the stresses of modern life and takes place on Thursday 30 November between 3.30pm and 4.30pm. 

If you are interested in attending, please speak to library staff, as booking is essential. 

  • Adult Book Group D

Relaxed book group. An hour of friendly discussion with free refreshments. Please note the book group will take a break in December and resume in January.

  • Adult Book Group A - Book Week Scotland Author Visit

The next meeting will take place on Thursday 30 November at 5.45pm and, as part of the Book Week Scotland programme, local author Brian Smith will read excerpts from his book. The book is about the author's travels throughout the Far East in the 1960's.  Please contact library staff if you are interested in attending as booking is essential.

The book group will take a break in December and resume in January.

  • Scottish Storytime and Crafts

As part of the Book Week Scotland programme, East Calder Library is holding a Scottish storytime and craft session on Friday 1 December at 12.30pm. Come along and colour in wooden ornamental trees.


Registration Services

The library offers registration services by appointment for any birth or death that occur anywhere in Scotland or marriage within West Lothian. 

Service available by appointment only.

Please phone 01506 281898 to make an appointment.

Registration services are also available in other offices and full details are available on the Registration pages.