Services available, business hours and contact details
Blackburn Library offers a wide range of services to people of all ages:
- Books for children, young people and adults
- Talking books
- Large Print books
- Quick reads and High Low books available
- Bookbug sessions
- Boardmaker software
- High visibility keyboard
- Free replacement NHS hearing aid batteries
- Seven PCs providing free computer access - PC access should be booked in advance by telephoning the library you wish to visit or online using the following link: My PC Booking System.
- Photocopying and printing services are available in the library. Prices are displayed on the following document: Please note we are unable to accept card payments.
- Disabled parking bays nearby
- Local bus stops outside centre
- Main door has disabled push button access
- Hearing induction loop system
Book Week Scotland 2022
Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading that takes place across the country in November. Book Week Scotland 2022 will take place 14-20 November.
Scottish themed activities and events will be available throughout the week, please visit your local library and help us celebrate Book Week Scotland
New memberships: Details on how to become West Lothian library member can be found on our library membership webpage
Booking is essential for all activities(unless specified otherwise), please call: 01506 283990 / 01506 283991 or click the following link to email: Blackburn library
Activities for children
Lego Club - Recommended for children aged 5 - 8 years.
- Every Friday, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
- Tuesday 15th November, 10.30am - 11am
Activities for Young adults 12+ & Adults
What's in the Box - Interactive escape room themed event
- Friday 4th November, 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Wee Desk Studios - Music Making Sessions
Learn to play some musical instruments, write lyrics, find out about music production, chat about your favourite music and artists, or even have a go at designing album covers
- Every Monday, 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Activities for adults
Author Visit - Steven Cranston
- Thursday 17th November, 6pm
Crafting for Cleaner Communities - Recycling craft activities in partnership with Recycling & Waste Services
- Thursday 3rd November, 2pm - 4pm - Seasonal Wreaths
- Thursday 10th November, 2pm - 4pm - Magazine earrings & Christmas decorations
- Thursday 17th November - No session
- Thursday 24th November, 2pm - 4pm - Learn about litter & Art project - Please note this may involve litter picking, weather permitting so please dress appropriately.
As part of our Book Week Scotland celebrations this year, we're inviting you to take a trip 'Down Memory Lane' with us as part of our Year of Stories 2022 - Object of My Desire project which is supported by the Year of Stories 2022 Community Stories Fund.
- Tuesday 22nd November, 1pm - 3pm
Blackburn Partnership Centre
Monday: 9am - 5pm - Self service only
Tuesday & Friday: 9am – 5pm
Wednesday: 9am – 3pm
Thursday: 9am – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 1pm
Tel: 01506 283990 or 01506 283991