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Annual Stock checks

The individual libraries will be closed on the following dates for annual stock checks to be carried out.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

Almondbank Library (Craigshill) - Thursday 23rd February 2023

Armadale Library - Wednesday 1st March 2023

Blackburn Library - Monday 3rd April 2023

Blackridge Library - To be confirmed

Carmondean Library @ Livingston North Partnership Centre, Carmondean, EH54 8PT - Tuesday 21st March 2023

East Calder Library - Tuesday 28th February 2023

Ian Tennant Library, Whitburn  - Thursday 9th March 2023

Linlithgow Library - Monday 13th March 2023

Local History Library - Monday 13th March 2023

Pumpherston Library - Monday 27th March 2023

Simpson Library (Bathgate) - Wednesday 29th March 2023

The Lex Davidson Library (formerly known as Broxburn Library) - Tuesday 7th March 2023

cloudLibrary app

Introducing cloudLibrary a fantastic, modern way to check out books from the library via your smartphone or tablet. Download the cloudLibrary by bibliotheca app from your app store and register using your library membership number and PIN. When you visit the library and have selected the books you wish to borrow, simply scan their barcodes using your smartphone or tablet, finish the checkout process in the app, then pack your books and go! 

Current methods of checking out items, such as self-service kiosks, and handing to library staff can still be used.

Please click the following link for user guide leaflet: cloudLibrary App User Guide [616KB]

If you require any assistance with downloading or using cloudLibrary please ask a member of staff in any West Lothian library or email: (opens new window)

New memberships: You can still join the library by completing the online application on our library membership webpage


Almondbank library information
Armadale library information
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Blackburn library information
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Blackridge library information
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East Calder library information
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The library is part of Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, which is also home to the swimming pool, health centre, Xcite Gym, Pharmacy, Dental Practice and cafe.
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Ian Tennant Library information
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The library is situated in Tam Dalyell House (formerly County Buildings) and provides books, children's activities and public computers.
Celebrating the history of West Lothian through books, photographs, maps and much more.
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Pumpherston library information
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The Simpson Library is located in Bathgate Partnership Centre, home to many council services and community centre.
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West Calder library information - Services available, business hours and contact details
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As a partner library, anyone who lives, works or studies in West Lothian can use the College library as a quiet study space and borrow two items from our stock. Registered, current, West Lothian College students can use the PCs and WiFi facilities.