Record details

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

Monday: 9.00am - 7.00pm ( please see information below)

Tuesday: 9.00am - 7.00pm

Wednesday: 10.00am - 5.00pm

Thursday: 9.00am - 7.00pm

Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm

Saturday: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Sunday: 1.00pm - 4.00pm


For a temporary period, the opening hours on a Monday will be 9am to 5pm instead of 9am to 7pm. For customers who have used the Library after 5pm on a Monday, the Library will continue to be open until 7pm on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. This will take effect from Monday 7th October.


Library Catalogue
Regular Events
  • 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 10.30pm-11.30am ( children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult)
  • 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.
  • 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 2 pm - 4 pm in the Star Room.

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

Coming Up


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