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West Calder Library

Services available, business hours and contact details

Open book

Please note: West Calder Library will be closed on Friday 8th March to allow our annual stock check to take place.  We apologise for any inconvenience.


West Calder 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
  • Free replacement NHS hearing aid batteries
  • Boardmaker software
  • High Vis/Large key keyboard
  • Four PCs providing free computer access - PC access should be booked in advance by telephoning the library or 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 [211KB]   Please note we are unable to accept card payments.



  • One disabled parking bay nearby
  • Local bus stop is approximately a five minute walk away
  • Main door has disabled push button access
  • Disabled flat bed lift for customer access
  • Hearing induction loop system

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

No booking required to attend activities (unless specified otherwise), please call: 01506 283550  or click the following link to email: West Calder Library (opens new window)


A selection of board games and jigsaw puzzles are available for use in the library during library opening hours - Just ask a member of staff for the game and play, then return when finished!

Subject to availability of games and available space in library at the time of request.  


Jigsaw library - Borrow one of our jigsaws to complete at home!


Jigsaw challenge drop-in - Suitable for all ages and abilities

  • Pop in and help us complete our jigsaw, just add a piece or two (or more) every time you visit the library


Activities for children

Unsupervised Activities - Available during library opening hours 

  • Crafts
  • Colouring sheets
  • Puzzles and board games 


Bookbug Session - Booking required

  • Thursdays 1st & 22nd February, 11am


After School activity sessions

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday, 3.30pm - 4.30pm



Main Street

West Calder

EH55 8BQ

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Library opening hours

Opening hours:

Monday: 10am – 4pm

Tuesday: 10am – 7pm

Wednesday: 11am – 4pm

Thursday: 11am – 6pm

Friday: 10am – 3pm

Saturday & Sunday: Unavailable

Contact Details:


Tel: 01506 283550


There is a car park within the grounds of the building and access is from Limefield Road. However, parking is limited with only 6 spaces available - this includes one accessible space.

Customers can access the building via one of two entrances: the main front door or the side entrance (which is fully accessible).