eBooks and eAudiobooks


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Download the App for Apple, Android, Windows and Blackberry devices, or visit the website at

Access to Pressreader is FREE if you sign-in with your Midlothian Libraries membership account!

(find out more about our eMedia)

Latest Titles

Author: Burrowes, Grace
Author: Marston, Edward
Author: Allen, Conrad, 1940-
Author: Ross, L. J.
Author: Gerlings, Rebecca

Summer Reading Challenge 2022

The Summer Reading Challenge is back!


Our libraries are jam-packed with awesome Summer Reading Challenge events this summer!! All FREE! 🤩⚙️

Please note events are subject to change. Please check with your local library: Link to Libraries directory

Sign up to the Summer Reading Challenge & pick up a Midlothian Library Passport!

Collect stamps for each library activity you attend. Once you collect 4 stamps, hand your passport back to be in with a chance to win an awesome prize!

Winners will be announced in late August.

For more info about the Summer Reading Challenge visit the

The Reading Agency website (you can also play games and get great reading recommendations!): Summer Reading Challenge

Library Information

Latest update on COVID-19

Midlothian Libraries returning

Lasswade and Newbattle Libraries will be back to their full opening hours from Monday the 23rd May.

All of our branches are now back to their pre-COVID service.

We ask that you still wear a face covering when moving about the library (unless excempt) and to respect other library users personal space.


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

Children & Young People

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