Record details

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

From Saturday 21 March 2020 all our Libraries will close to members of the public.  We will keep you updated with further news.

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: Closed

Friday: Closed 

Saturday: Closed 




Library Catalogue
Regular Events

Please note that all library events, clubs and activities have been suspended until further notice.

  • Bookbug sessions - ( for under 5's) every Wednesday at 9 am and 10am during term time.
  • Bookbug session at the Day Centre- Intergenerational Bookbug session every third Wednesday of the month at 11am. Meet at the library or at the Day Centre, Westgate, Dunbar.
  • Book group - every second Monday of the month at 7.30pm
  • Cancer Support Group- first Saturday of the month from 11am - 12.30pm
  • Craft group - every Thursday from 10.00am - 12 noon (Knitting, sewing, embroidery, needlepoint, quilting, crochet)
  • Dementia Carers' Support Group - every Thursday from 2.30pm - 3.30pm.
  • Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) - every Thursday from 9.30am - 12 noon (Universal Credit clients)
  • Dunbar Computer Club ( Beginner friendly and everyone welcome ) - every Monday 2pm - 4pm. No need to book ( run by Citizens Advice Bureau)
  • Lego Club - -every Friday at 2:30pm-3:30pm.Please note that this has been temporarily cancelled
  • Online Help for Jobseekers - every Thursday from 10am - 12 noon, (needs to be booked in advance)
  • Singalong Session - (uplifting music and tea for older people) - every Tuesday from 1.30pm - 3.30pm.

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







Coming Up

Lego Club- We are hoping to start a lego club on a Saturday morning, however this is to be confirmed.

Dunbar library has a lovely exhibition of quilts made by local volunteers involved in Project Linus. This exhibition will be on during January.




Facilities and Services
  • Boardmaker Communication Software
  • Cancer Support Book Display plus leaflets
  • 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 and Music CD's
  • 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
  • Healthy Reading Collection
  • Meeting room (available to hire)
  • Newspapers
  • 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