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East Calder Library

East Calder Library

East Calder library provides a full range of library services including public access computers.

East Calder Library is now open in its new location of East Calder Partnership Centre.

Library Services

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

Opening Hours

Monday: 10.00am - 5.00pm

Tuesday: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Wednesday: 11.00am - 4.00pm

Thursday: 11.00am - 7.00pm

Friday; 10.00am - 4.00pm

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

  • Bookbug sessions

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

The next sessions will take place in the new library location:

  • Saturday 28 July at 10.30am
  • Monday 6 August at 10.30am
  • Saturday 25 August at 10.30am


  • Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge registration opens on Monday 25 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.

  • East Calder Library Summer Reading Challenge Events

-   Magic Show, Tuesday 3 July at 2.30pm

-   Sleepover for Naughty Toys, Thursday 12 July at 2.30pm

-   Badge Making Crafts, Thursday 26 July at 2.30pm

pdf icon Summer Reading Challenge Events 2018 [1Mb]

  • Summer Reading Challenge Ceremony

For those children who have taken part and completed the Summer Reading Challenge - please speak to library staff for more details.  The ceremony takes place on Thursday 16 August at 2.00pm.


  • Adult Book Group D

Relaxed book group. An hour of friendly discussion with free refreshments. 

The group will meet on Thursday 23 August at 5.45pm in the new location.  

  • Adult Book Group A 

The book group next meets on 26 July at 5.45pm in the new location.  The August meeting will take place on Thursday 30 August. 

Customer Information Service

A Customer Information Service (CIS) drop-in surgery will be held every Tuesday between 10.00am and 3.00pm.

Registration Services

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.