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Dunbar Library
Bleachingfield Centre, Countess Road,
Dunbar, East Lothian
EH42 1DX
01620 827827
Opening Times

To support whole team training and development across Customer Services and look at how we provide the best service to our customers Dunbar Library will be closed on Tuesday 5 December 2023. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Monday, Tuesday and Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

Wednesday 10:00am to 5:00pm

Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday 10.00am to 1.00pm

Click and Collect Service

Borrowers are able to order specific titles or a selection of items up to a maximum of 6 per person and collect them from the library. Complete the click and collect form or contact the library direct on:

Use the Click and Collect Service

Blue Badges

Apply or renew online at If you need assistance to apply for or renew a Blue Badge please telephone 01620 827827 ( ask for Dunbar Library) to make an appointment with one of our staff.

Warm Spaces, Friendly Faces
Cosy seating area, hot drinks available, charging sockets, free menstrual products, newspaper, free Wifi, food bank drop-off, laptop space, jigsaws and puzzles
Library Catalogue
Regular Events
  • ASN Parents and Carers Support Group - first and second Friday of the month at 9:30am to 11:00am
  • Book Group - every Monday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm (starting from 19 June).
  • Bookbug sessions - ( for under 5's) Mondays at 9:15am and Wednesdays at 10:00am. Advance booking required.
  • Cancer Support Group- first Saturday of the month from 11:00am to 12:30pm.
  • Craft Group - every Thursday from 10:00am to 12 noon (Knitting, sewing, embroidery, needlepoint, quilting, crochet).
  • Dementia Carers' Support Group - every Thursday from 2:30pm to 3:30pm.
  • Games Club - every Tuesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.
  • Kids Knitting Group - every Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Booking essential. 
  • Lego Club - Friday 2:30pm to 3:30pm (under 8s must be accompanied by an adult).
  • Manga Club - last Saturday of the month from 11:00am to 12:00pm ( for ages 10+, an adult will need to attend with you at your first sesion).
  • Zentangle Adult Doodle Club - first and third Friday of the month from 10:30am to 11:30am.

Please contact the library to check whether places are available and the age range of children attending.







Coming Up





Facilities and Services


  • Cancer Support Display plus leaflets
  • Click and Collect Service
  • Dementia Book Display and information leaflets
  • 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
  • Dyslexia - Book display and information leaflets
  • Free Wi-Fi / Internet access
  • Free hearing aid batteries given out to those with NHS hearing aids - bring in the yellow audiology record book
  • Foodbank - list of suggested donations available in the library
  • Health Reading Collection
  • Home Library Service 
  • Meeting room (available to hire)
  • Near Me Appointment Area
  • Public access computers and colour printer (A4 & A3)
  • Photocopier/Scanner (colour/black and white) and Lamination
  • Recycling box covers
  • Self-service machine - don't wait in a queue, scan and stamp your own books!
  • Study space
  • Tourist information