Web Form

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.

Urgent Covid-19 Information

Latest update on COVID-19

Midlothian Libraries returning

Lasswade and Newbattle Libraries are open again to the public only on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and on Saturdays for the present. All other branch libraries are fully open to the public and are operating on their usual open hours. The hours for all branches are listed on the library directories page.

All groups for children and adults at our branches are currently stopped, due to restrictions, but will starting again very soon.

Any questions please get in touch, either email library.hq@midlothian.gov.uk, 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