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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. 

pdf icon WiFi code. [139kb]


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 26 July at 2.00pm
  • Wednesday 22 August at 11.15am
  • Thursday 23 August at 2.00pm

 

  • 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.

  • Lanthorn Summer Reading Challenge Events

-   Magic Show, Thursday 12 July at 2.30pm

-   Sleepover for Naughty Toys, Thursday 19 July at 2.30pm

-   Badge Making Crafts, Thursday 26 July at 2.30pm

pdf icon Summer Reading Challenge Events 2018 [1Mb]

  • Book Bashers

Books and activities will be available throughout the month of August for the author of the month, Roald Dahl.

  • 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 meeting is:

  • Thursday 26 July
  • Thursday 30 August

 

  • 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