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Lanthorn Library (Dedridge)

The library is located in the Lanthorn Community Centre, Dedridge, Livingston.


Lanthorn Library provides a comprehensive library service for people of all ages:

  • Books for children, young people and adults
  • Talking books
  • Large Print books
  • Book Group
  • Storytimes
  • Bookbug sessions
  • Seven pcs providing free computer access
  • Family History Centre
  • Free WiFi

Opening Hours

Monday: 10am - 3pm

Tuesday: 11am - 5pm

Wednesday: 11am - 4pm

Thursday: 10am - 7pm

Friday: 11am - 5pm

Saturday: 9am - 1pm


Family History Centre

The Family History Centre is now open in the library, with volunteers from the West Lothian Family History Society providing help and support to those who would like to research their family tree. No appointment necessary, and the centre is open at the following times:

Monday: 10am -3pm

Thursday: 11am - 4pm


Free WiFi

Free WiFi is now available in the library. 


Useful Information

  • Nine disabled parking bays nearby
  • Local bus stop is approximately a five minute walk away
  • No steps to access the main doors which have disabled push button access
  • Large keyboard and tracker ball mouse available
  • JAWS software
  • Quick reads and High Low books available

What's On

  • Bookbug sessions

Stories, songs & rhymes suitable for all under 3's and their grown-ups. Next sessions are:

  • Thursday 31 May at 2.00pm
  • Thursday 28 June at 2.00pm

 

  • Bookbashers

Cathy Cassidy is author of the month for May. Simon Scarrow will be the author of the month for June.

 

  • Elmer Day

Elmer Day takes place in Lanthorn library on Saturday 26 May.  Activities and crafts will be available between 10am and 12 noon.  Pop in to see what's on offer at this drop-in session.

 

  • Book Group

The Book Group meets in the library on the last Thursday of the month at 5.45pm, and new members are always welcome.  The next meetings are:

  • Thursday 31 May
  • Thursday 28 June

 

  • Museum Display

The display case in Lanthorn Library can be made available for community displays. If your group or organisation would like to use it, please contact the Museums Development Officer on 01506 283666 or email: museums@westlothian.gov.uk