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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
  • Five pcs with free computer access
  • Free WiFi

Opening Hours

Monday & Wednesday: 10am - 3pm

Tuesday & Friday: 11am - 5pm

Thursday: 10am - 7pm

Saturday: 9am - 1pm

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
  • JAWS software
  • Quick reads and High Low books available
  • Disabled toilet

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.

02/07/192.00pm3.00pmCraft session- Space rockets
08/07/192.00pm3.00pmCraft session- Space crafts
18/07/192.00pm3.00pmCraft session- Aliens
26/07/192.00pm3.00pmCraft session- Flying saucers
29/07/192.00pm3.00pmCraft session- Spacemen
06/08/192.00pm3.00pmCraft session- Telescopes


  • 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's 27th June, 11th & 25th July at 10.15am


  • Adult Book Group

Next session:

  • Monday 22nd July at 2pm


  • 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 11am until 1pm for those who need some help with computers.

Free WiFi

Free WiFi is now available in the library. 

pdf icon WiFi code. [85kb]


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.  For more details, please visit Access2Employment Whitburn Library

To make an appointment, please phone: 0800 032 9768 or email