Simpson Library (Bathgate)
From Wednesday 15 July 2020 Simpson Library will offer two new services to library members. Click & Collect [1.06MB] or Phone and collect [152.28KB] which will allow customers to borrow or return books at Simpson library. Customers will be able to book their collection or return slot using My PC Booking System from Monday 13 July 2020.
Whilst West Lothian libraries are closed, if you require replacement hearing aid batteries please contact the telephone number provided on your replacement batteries card (yellow card) stating the battery type required and the Audiology department will post these directly to you.
The Simpson Library offers a wide range of services to people of all ages:
- Books for children, young people and adults
- Talking books
- Large Print books
- Quick reads and High Low books available
- Book Group
- Bookbug sessions
- 11 pcs providing free computer access
- Boardmaker software
- High Visibility keyboard
- Free replacement hearing aid batteries
- Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service
- Three disabled parking bays in centre car park
- Local bus stop directly outside centre
- Disabled push button access for main door to centre
'New' Board Game club
Join us every Friday from 2pm-4pm for our brand new Board Game club. Open to all ages and no booking is required. Light refreshments will be provided.
Help us celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 5th March with Story time and crown making at 10am & 2pm.
Stories, songs & rhymes for babies, toddlers & pre-school children. Bring a grown-up with you to share in the fun.
- Friday 6th March at 10am
- Tuesday 17th March at 10am
Under 25's evening
Join us at Simpson Library for an Open Evening for Under 25's on Monday 23rd March at 7pm. We will be joined by Scottish playwright, performer and novelist, Alan Bissett. The evening will end with an opportunity to join the library, learn more about the services we offer and also some pizza, snacks & juice.
This is perfect for anyone interested in writing, drama, performing or libraries! For more information please call 01506 282910, email firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to a member of staff.
Bathgate Library Book Group
If you enjoy reading, why not join our reading group? The group is informal and very relaxed and meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6.00pm.
We currently have an I.T. Buddy available on Tuesday mornings between 10am and 12 noon. If you would like an appointment, telephone 01506 282910, email email@example.com or speak to a member of staff for more information.
There is a Work Club held every Friday morning, 9.30am to 11.30am, where advisers from Access2Employment and Community Learning and Development offer professional help with CVs, job application forms etc. Information on the latest job vacancies is also available.
The Hub offers employability assistance on a 1 to 1 appointment basis with advisers from Access2Employment. There are three pcs which IT literate customers can use on a drop-in basis to carry out job searches, research training etc.To make an appointment, please phone: 0800 032 9768, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call into Bathgate Partnership Centre.
Bathgate Partnership Centre
South Bridge Street
- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8.30.am - 8.00pm
- Wednesday - 8.30am - 8pm - Self Service
- Saturday: 9.00am - 10am - Self Service
- Saturday: 10am - 1pm
Public access PCs shut down at 7.30pm Monday-Friday and 12.30pm on Saturdays.