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West Calder Library

Located in newly refurbished Carnegie Library building, the library also offers the Council's Customer Information Service


Phone Number Change

The library phone number has changed: the new number is 01506 283550


Library Services

Books for children, young people and adults, talking books and large print books.


Library Opening Hours

  • Monday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • Tuesday: 10.00am - 7.00pm
  • Wednesday: 11.00am - 4.00pm
  • Thursday: 11.00am - 6.00pm
  • Friday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am - 1.00pm

Useful Information

  • One disabled parking bay nearby
  • Local bus stop is approximately a five minute walk away
  • Main door has disabled push button access
  • Disabled flat bed lift for customer access
  • Hearing induction loop system
  • JAWS software
  • Quick reads and High Low books available

What's On

To celebrate Book Week Scotland 19th - 25th November, there will be author visits to the Library from pdf icon Deborah Malcolm [824kb] on Thursday 22nd at 3.30pm and local author pdf icon Liz Mistry [672kb] on Tuesday 20th at 1pm.  No booking is necessary but please contact the Library for more information. 

  • Bookbug Session

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

Next sessions:

  • Thursday 29th November at 10.30am
  • Homework Club

The Homework Club meets every Tuesday at 3.30pm during term time.

Book Groups -

  • Tuesday Book Group

The group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 6.00pm. 

  • Thursday Book Group

The group meets on the last Thursday of the month at 4.45pm and all are welcome. 

  • Rowdy Readers

Rowdy Readers meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6.00pm. 


Public Computers

We have four computers available for free public use, with sessions bookable in one hour slots. You can book by phone, email, online or in person up to a week in advance.


Customer Information Service (CIS)

Information, advice and support on:

  • Benefits
  • Bin calendars
  • Blue Badges 
  • Bulky uplifts 
  • Concessionary travel 
  • Council tax
  • Housing applications

CIS Opening Hours:

  • Monday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
  • Tuesday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
  • Wednesday: 11.00am - 4.00pm
  • Thursday: 11.00am - 4.00pm
  • Friday: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Please note the CIS enquiry desk closes 1.00pm - 1.30pm every day