Record details

Prestonpans Library
West Loan, Prestonpans, East Lothian
EH32 9NX
01620 827 827
Opening Times

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday  9:00am to 1:00pm  and  2:00pm to 5:00pm

Wednesday 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm 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 Prestonpans Library) to make an appointment with one of our staff.


Library Catalogue
Regular Events
  • Adult Craft group - every Friday 10:00am to 12:00pm - bring a drink and your own craft to work on in the company of likeminded others
  • Bookbug sessions ( for under 5's)- every Monday at 9:15am and every Thursday at 11:00am .Booking by telephone or in person is essential. 
  • Dungeons and Dragons - every Saturday 11:00am to 12:45pm.
  • Lego Club - every Tuesday at 3:00pm to 3:45pm. 
  • Pans Pals (group for people over 60's) - Monthly on a Wednesday 10:30am - 12:00pm at the Community Lighthouse Hub
  • PlayJam - open play sessions led by East Lothian Play Association every Friday 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Please contact the library for more information and to check whether places are available.

Coming Up

Further regular activities will be added in the New Year.



Facilities and Services
  • Click and Collect Service
  • Benefits/ Universal credit enquiries
  • Boardmaker Communication Software
  • Bookings for Prestonpans Town Hall
  • Coastal car parking payments
  • Council tax enquiries
  • Disabled access and toilet
  • Display and exhibition area- display boards can be pre-booked by local groups
  • Doggy Bags
  • DVDs
  • Foodbank - list of suggested donations available in the library
  • Free hearing aid batteries given out to those with NHS hearing aids - bring in the yellow audiology record book
  • Freephone for accessing other Council services
  • Free Wi-Fi / Internet access
  • Meeting room (available to hire)
  • Payments (e.g. council tax, council house rent)
  • Public access computers and colour printer (A4 & A3)
  • Photocopier/Scanner (colour/black and white) and Lamination
  • Recycling box covers
  • Rent income enquiries
  • Self-service machine - don't wait in a queue, scan and stamp your own books!
  • Stamping Station for John Muir Way Passports
  • Study space
  • Tourist information
  • Waste service enquiries