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Simpson Library (Bathgate)

Services available, business hours and contact details

Book jigsaw

Please note the library will be closed on the following Public Holidays: Friday 7th and Monday 10th April


The Simpson 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
  • Book Group
  • Storytimes
  • Bookbug sessions
  • Boardmaker software
  • High Visibility keyboard
  • Free replacement hearing aid batteries
  • Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service
  • 11 PCs providing free computer access - PC access should be booked in advance by telephoning the library online using the following link: My PC Booking System (opens new window)
  • Photocopying and printing services are available in the library. Prices are displayed on the following document: Library service charges [105KB]   Please note we are unable to accept card payments.


  • Three disabled parking bays in centre car park
  • Local bus stop directly outside centre
  • Disabled push button access for main door to centre


New memberships: Details on how to become West Lothian library member can be found on our library membership webpage



Libraries Activities

Book Reviews and Recommendations


The Jim Walker Partnership Centre (Formerly known as Bathgate Partnership Centre)

New Lindsay House

South Bridge Street


EH48 1TS

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Library opening hours

Opening hours:

Monday: 8.30am – 8pm

Tuesday: 8.30am – 8pm

Wednesday: 8am - 8pm - Self service only

Thursday: 8.30am – 8pm

Friday: 8.30am – 8pm

Saturday: 10am – 1pm

Sunday: Unavailable

Contact Details:


Tel:01506 282910