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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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions, or contact staff at Penicuik Library with your information. Either phone the library 01968 664 050 or email email@example.com
Any questions please get in touch, either email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone the contact centre 0131 270 7500
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.
We continue to offer a range of free online services during this period including:
- eMagazines and newspapers
- Online Learning - Hoonuit
Sign in with your library card number and PIN to:
- search the catalogue
- view and renew loans
- request items
You can also upgrade your account to:
- find ideas on what to read, listen or watch
- create wishlists
- write reviews
- share your recommendations by email or social media
If you are not already a library member you can complete the online form here.
Hoonuit offers a wide range of online how-to training modules on many different software applications, platforms and devices such as; Adobe Dreamweaver, Apple iMovie, Google Chrome, Microsoft Excel, programming languages C++ and lots more beside.
It comes under the ‘Education’ banner on the RB Digital App.