Coming soon: a brand new library for Edinburgh!

Very exciting news: the new Drumbrae Library Hub opens its doors at 10am on Tuesday 31 January.

The Hub brings together lots of services under one roof: a new library for the area, access to Council services and the Police Safer Neighbourhood Team, a cafe area, community meetings rooms and a day care centre.  We have been working with the community to make sure the building really reflects the hopes and aspirations of local people.  So please come along and see it for yourself.

Here is a taste of what is coming up:

Tour of the building: Tuesday 31 January, meet the team and enjoy a cuppa.

Bookbug singing sessions for the under 5s, every Wednesday 10.30am to 11am, from 1 February.

Parent Information Point: advice and information on parenting, 10am to 12noon, Wednesday February 1, March 14, April 11.

Children’s creative writing workshop for ages 5-12 years with Explore Learning, Tuesday 14 February, 10am to 11am (contact library to book).

Kids’ Day: Thursday 16 February, bookbug singing sessions for under 5s, storytelling, Dr Book, arts and craft.

Learn IT classes: Thursday afternoons 2pm to 4pm, starting Thursday 2 February. (booking essential).

Teen Cafe: with snacks and drinks, Monday 6 February, 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Come try out our games consoles and maybe even join a club

Can we take this opportunity to thank everyone who has worked with to us bring the new facility to the community.  We will be holding an official launch in February where we will be able to thank you in person.

Meanwhile, keep up to date with the latest news on the Drumbrae Library and Community Hub facebook page.


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