East Lothian Council

Local Libraries in East Lothian

Prestonpans Library

Prestonpans Library
 Monday 9.00am - 1.00pm  2.00pm - 7.00pm
 Tuesday 9.00am - 1.00pm

 2.00pm - 5.00pm

 Wednesday 10.00am - 1.00pm

 Thursday 9.00am - 1.00pm  2.00pm - 7.00pm
 Friday 9.00am - 1.00pm  2.00pm - 5.00pm
 Saturday  10.00am - 1.00pm

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Regular Events

  • Bookbug sessions - fantastic free story, song and rhyme sessions for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families - take place every Thursday at 10.30am and Saturdays at 10.30am.
  • Learn computer basics or iPad learner sessions available on demand
  • Knitwits. We have started a knitting and crochet group. It is an informal drop in session 10.15am - 12.15pm, every Friday. Beginners to experts all welcome. Learn a new skill or share your expertise
  • Smoking cessation group. Mondays, 5.00-7.00pm
  • Pans Pals - the first Wednesday of the month from 10.30am-12pm. A new community group for people over 60 who are on their own and don't get out and about much. Come along for an informal chat and a cuppa and a chance to make friends and reminisce about old Prestonpans, look at old photos and share some stories. 


  • Diary to record community events              
  • Disabled access and toilet
  • Display and exhibition area- display boards can be pre-booked by local groups 
  • Doggy Bags
  • DVDs
  • Free internet access
  • Laminator
  • Meeting room (available to hire)
  • Newspaper and magazines
  • Photocopier (colour/black and white)
  • Public access computers with colour printer (A4 & A3)
  • Recycling Box Covers
  • Scanner
  • Self-service machine - don't wait in a queue, scan and stamp your own books!
  • Foodbank - list of suggested donations available in the library
  • Study space
  • Free hearing aid batteries given out to those with NHS hearing aids - bring in the yellow audiology record book
  • Wi-Fi access - free 

Customer Services Officer: Wilma Porteous

West Loan, Prestonpans, East Lothian, EH32 9NX

Telephone: 01875 818150

East Lothian Council, John Muir House Brewery Park Haddington East Lothian EH41 3HA.