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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

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

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

Tuesday: 11am - 4pm

Thursday: 11am - 4pm


Free WiFi

Free WiFi is now available in the library. Simply register for a MyGovScot account and use this to sign in to the WiFi.


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 session: Thursday 14 December at 2.00pm and Saturday 16 December at 11.30am.

  • Bookbashers​​​​​​​

For December, the theme will be King Flashy Pants by Andy Riley.  Books and activities will be available.

 

  • Book Group

The Book Group meets in the library on the last Thursday of the month at 5.45pm, and all are welcome.  Next meeting is on

  • Thursday 28 December

 

  • Storytime and Craft

Come along on on Friday 8 December at 2.00pm for The Snowman by Raymond Briggs.  Make your own snowman or snowdog mask.

 

  • Storytime and Craft

 Storytime and Craft events will take place on Friday 22 December at 2.00pm.

 

  • 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