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Newington Library

We are open:
Monday to Thursday: 10.00am - 8.00pm, Friday: 10.00am - 5.00pm, Saturday: 9.00am - 5.00pm, Sunday 1.00pm - 5.00pm

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View Images of Newington from Capital Collections, an online library of photographs, drawings, watercolours and engravings from the collections of Edinburgh City Libraries


  • BOOKSTART RHYMETIME DATES alternate Wednesdays at 11.30am till 12. Please check poster in library foyer for dates
  • book group: first Thursday of every month 7.00pm-8.00pm
  • monthly programme of exhibitions
  • storytelling for under fives every Wednesday 2.00pm-2.30pm

Can you help? WRVS Volunteers operate in Newington Library delivering books to those unable to access the library themselves. Can you spare the time to help Newington Library reach the housebound and give them the pleasure you get from reading? You can volunteer for just 2-3 hours weekly, fortnightly or monthly - you choose. If you can help, please speak with library staff.


  • disabled access and toilets
  • induction loop
  • car park.


Name: Newington Library
Address: 17-21 Fountainhall Road, Edinburgh, EH9 2LN
Tel: 0131 529 5536
Fax: 0131 667 5491