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. 
  • PlayJam - open play sessions led by East Lothian Play Association every Friday 2.00pm to 5.00pm
  • 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
  • Pans Pals (group for people over 60's) - Monthly on a Wednesday 10.30am - 12.00pm at the Community Lighthouse Hub

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