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Whitburn Library

Books, public access pcs and a small museum celebrating the history of Whitburn.

Whitburn Library provides a comprehensive library service and advisors from Access2Employment.


Library Services

  • Books for children, young people and adults
  • Talking books
  • Large Print books
  • Book Group
  • Storytimes
  • Bookbug sessions
  • Seven pcs with free computer access
  • Free WiFi

Opening Hours

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

Monday & Wednesday: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Tuesday & Friday: 11.00am - 5.00pm

Thursday: 10.00am - 7.00pm

Saturday: 9.00am - 1.00pm


Useful Information

  • Disabled parking bays nearby
  • Local bus stops are approximately a few minutes' walk away
  • Main doors have disabled push button access
  • Wheelchair access to building via ramp
  • Large keyboard and hearing induction loop available at one public PC
  • Hearing induction loop system
  • JAWS software
  • Quick reads and High Low books available
  • Disabled toilet

What's On​​

  • Bookbug sessions

Stories, songs & rhymes for babies, toddlers & pre-school children.  Bring a grown-up with you to share in the fun.

Next sessions:

- Thursday 30 November at 10.15am

- Thursday 14 & 18 December at 10.15am

  • Community Museum Display - West Lothian at Work

This is an oral history and photography based exhibition which tell the story of working life in West Lothian.

  • Computer Sessions

There are drop-in sessions at Whitburn Library on Fridays from 11.00 am until 1.00 pm for those who need some help with computers.


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.


Access2Employment

Access2Employment advisers offer continuing support tailored around the individual so that they are equipped with employability skills that meet the needs of employers, recognising that one size does not fit all. Advisers help people to develop confidence, advise on preparing CVs, provide interview guidance, assist with the completion of application forms and provide overall employability support.

Advisors are available in the library:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 10am - 5pm

Wednesday: 2pm - 3pm

To make an appointment, please phone: 01501 678052.