Record details

Musselburgh Library
10 Bridge Street, Musselburgh, East Lothian
EH21 6AG
[email protected]
0131 653 5130
Opening Times

Musselburgh library is open for click and collect services, browsing of library resources, public PC use and photocopying.  Customers should make an appointment by telephone or email.

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Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm

Saturday: 10am to 1pm 

Sunday: Closed 

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.

There are a number of ways to place your requests:

  • by email: [email protected]
  • by telephone: ELC switch board – 01620827827 and ask for Musselburgh Library

When an order is placed, you will be asked to choose a day and time that is convenient to you for collection. Unless you hear back from us, you will need to visit the library during this time and we will provide you with your items.

Use the Click and Collect Service

If you are not a library member or don’t have access to the internet, please telephone Musselburgh Library on 01620 827827 (ask for Musselbugh library) and a member of staff will assist you.


Library Catalogue
Regular Events

Please note that all library events, clubs and activities have been suspended until further notice.  Bookbug sessions, children and teen book recommendations, Lego, science and craft ideas can all be found on our weekly activity programme on our Facebook page.

  • Adult Active Crafts - every Tuesday 2-4pm. Crafting making.  £5 per session.
  • Book group - first Saturday of the month at 10.15am
  • Bookbug sessions ( for under 5's)- every Thursday and Saturday at 10.30am.
  • Chatterbooks Children's book group (for Primary 4-7)- first Saturday of the month at 2pm.
  • Homework Club ( for Primary 5 and 6)- every Tuesday from 3.45pm to 4.30pm ( term time only). No need to book and it's free.
  • Lego club - (for 5-12 year olds)- second Friday of the month at 12.45pm - 1.45pm ( children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult). 
  • Learn computer basics - available on demand (Learn computer basics or iPad learner sessions)
  • Microbits Code Club ( for 8-12 year olds & graduates of the Scratch code club) - every Thursday at 4pm. Contact library to book.
  • Scratch Code club for Beginners (for 8-12 year olds)- every Monday from 4pm - 5pm. Contact the library to book.
Facilities and Services
  • Boardmaker Communication Software
  • Disabled access
  • 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
  • 10 Public access computers and colour printer (A4 & A3)
  • Order replacement recycling boxes and food caddy liners
  • Photocopier/Scanner (colour/black and white) and Lamination
  • Recycling box covers
  • Self-Service Machines - don't wait in a queue, scan and stamp your own books!