Reserve and Collect Reserve and Collect
Book Request

Use this form to detail the types of books (or other items) that you would like to collect from the library (don't forget to select your branch). Please include contact details and your full library membership number (which begins with a 5... or UNREG if online only). If you are not currently a member, create an account online. Selections marked * must be completed.

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Urgent Covid-19 Information Urgent Covid-19 Information

Latest update on COVID-19

Midlothian Libraries re-opening

From Monday the 26th of April; Dalkeith, Danderhall, Newtongrange and Penicuik Libraries are reopening to the public. The Mobile Library will continue to offer services to the wider community also.

The library will be open for;

  • All returns
  • Computer usage by pre-booking only
  • Hearing aid batteries and dog waste bags
  • NEC and Blue Badge enquiries and forms
  • Reserve and Collect pick-ups

To make a Reserve and Collect enquiry please either book via the web form or contact the branch library by phone or email. 


If you are at home and are shielding then we have a home delivery service that can help. Otherwise we still have an ever growing eBook and eAudiobook collection that is free to access for all of our customers.


If you are currently shielding at home, we are able to offer a home delivery service with the help of the Red Cross. Please email with any questions, or contact staff at Penicuik Library with your information. Either phone the library 01968 664 050 or email


Any questions please get in touch, either email, or phone the contact centre 0131 270 7500


Fine Free

Don't worry about late fines - there will be no additional fines from 18 March 2020 until further notice.

In other big news we are pleased to say that as well as ALL FINES from first lockdown continuing to be waived, that there will now be NO MORE FINES OR CHARGES for all our Midlothian Library users!

Printing, photocopying and laminating will still carry a charge, but the hire of CDs and DVDs will now be free of charge.


Online resources

We continue to offer a range of free online services during this period including:

  • eBooks 
  • eAudiobooks
  • eMagazines and newspapers
  • eComics
  • Online Learning - Hoonuit