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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​

  • Bookbug sessions

Stories, songs & rhymes suitable for all under 3's and their grown-ups.  Places are limited so please contact the Lanthorn Library to book.  

Next sessions are:

  • Thursday 9th May at 10.30am
  • Wednesday 15th May at 12 noon
  • Thursday 16th May at 2pm
  • Wednesday 29th May at 11.30am


  • Funcraft session

Craft sessions for children.  All age groups welcome.  Places are limited so please contact the Library to book.

The next sessions are:

  • Friday's 10th & 24th May at 1.30pm


  • Book Group (New day and time)

The Book Group meets in the library on the last Tuesday of the month at 2pm, and new members are always welcome.  The next session is:

  • Tuesday 28th May at 2pm 


  • 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: