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Haddington Library
The John Gray Centre, Lodge Street, Haddington, East Lothian
EH41 3DX
[email protected]
01620 820680
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

Sunday: 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 10.30am and 11.15am.
  • Cancer Tapestry-  every second sunday, 1-4pm. Join us to add a few more stitches to the panel of tapestry
  • Chatterbooks Junior book group ( for 8-12 year olds) - every second Thursday of the month from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
  • Code Club - ( for 8-12 year olds) - every Thursday 3.45 - 4.45pm.
  • Evening book group -  third Tuesday of the month, 6pm - 7pm
  • Good memories cafe (for those affected by Dementia)-  last Friday of the month from 2.00pm - 4.00pm in the Star Room.
  • Haddington Active Memories group (aimed at men over 60) - every Tuesday morning from 10am- 12 noon.
  • Haddington Computer Club ( Beginner friendly and everyone welcome ) - every Monday 10-12 noon. No need to book ( run by Citizens Advice Bureau)
  • Homework club (for 8 to 12 year olds)- every Wednesday from 3.30pm - 4.30pm
  • Learn computer basic (Learn computer basics or iPad learner sessions)- available online on demand 
  • Lego club ( all ages) - every Saturday from 10.30am-11.30am ( children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult) Please note that this has been temporarily cancelled.
  • Made in Haddington (sewing, knitting, embroidery, jewellery making, etc) - every Friday from 10.00am - 12 noon  .
  • Science Club ( for 8-12 year olds) - every Tuesday 4pm - 5pm, £2 per session or £10 for the block of five. Contact the library to book your place. Currently taking names for the waiting list and will restart in February.
  • Tapestry Workshop - every fortnight on a Sunday afternoon 1.30-3.30pm
  • Tyne and Esk Writers group - alternate Tuesdays at 7 pm (meeting in the Town House, Haddington)
  • Tyne and Esk Poetry group - first Tuesday of the month 2pm - 4 pm in the Star Room.
  • Walk and Talk Book Group- first Wednesday of the month. Meet in the library between 10-10.15am, return to library anytime between 11-11.30am for a book chat and tea/coffee.

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

Facilities and Services
  • Area for exhibitions
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Boardmaker Communication Software
  • Coffee/tea machine
  • Disabled access and toilet (including changing facilities)
  • Doggy Bags
  • DVDs and Music CD's
  • 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
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • 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!
  • Star Room with kitchen available for hire