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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. [85kb]


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​​

  •  Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge is open to all primary school aged children and is designed for all reading abilities. Children can read whatever they like - comic books, fact books, joke books, picture books - just as long as they are borrowed from the library.  Children receive special rewards each time they finish a book.  Every child who completes the Challenge receives a certificate and medal and FREE entry to Almond Valley Heritage Centre when accompanied by one paying adult per child.  See Summer Reading Challenge for a list of all West Lothian library activities.

DateStartEndActivity
05/07/191.30pm2.30pmCraft session- Bottle rocket
11/07/192.00pm3.00pmCraft session- Build an Alien
30/07/1911.30am12.30pmCraft session- Create your own galaxy

 

  • Bookbug sessions

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

Next sessions are:

  •  Wednesday's 26th June & 24th July at 11.30am
  •  Thursday's 4th & 18th July at 10.30am

 

  • The Book Group is taking a break over the summer and will resume in September

 

  • 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