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

Prestonpans Library is open for browsing, click and collect and PC sessions.  

Hearing Aid batteries and waste container covers will also be given out from these facilities.

Customers should make an appointment for a PC session by telephone or email.

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Opening hours

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri   10:00am to 1:00pm  and  2:00pm to 4.30pm

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. 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

Contact details for Prestonpans Library: 

Blue Badges

Apply or renew online at If you need assistance to apply for or renew a Blue Badge please telephone 0131 6535220 to make a telephone appointment with one of our staff.


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.

  • Bookbug sessions ( for under 5's)- every Thursday at 10.30am and every Saturday at 10.30am.
  • Code Club -  ( for children 8 years and over)- every Friday at 2:30pm.
  • Creative Writing group - ( for children in P7- S6) - every Saturday at 11.30-12.30am.
  • DWP Universal Credit Drop In Surgeries - every Thursday from  2pm - 4.30pm
  • Knit-wits - every Friday at 10.15am
  • Lego Club ( all ages) - every Friday at 2.30pm-3.30pm. (Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.).
  • Learn computer basics - available online on demand (Learn computer basics or iPad learner sessions)
  • Pans Pals ( group for people over 60's) - Fortnightly on a Wednesday 10.30am - 12 noon
  • Rent Team Drop in every Thursday from 2pm-4pm.
  • Smoking Cessation Group - every Thursday from 5pm-7pm
  • Welfare Rights Surgeries - First and Third Thursday of the month

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

Coming Up

We are looking to start a project club on Thursdays after school to help children working on school projects. Details still to be confirmed.



Facilities and Services
  • 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 and Music CD's
  • 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)
  • Newspapers
  • 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