Central Library Edinburgh

Central Library Edinburgh

About Central Library Edinburgh

7 - 9 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1EG
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Central Library in Edinburgh, opened in 1890, was the first public library building in the city.

Upcoming Events at Central Library Edinburgh

Artists’ books workshops with Susie Wilson - Light and Shadow

Selected dates between 2nd March 2024 - 23rd March 2024

This is one of a series of four artists' books workshops led by book artist and printmaker Susie Wilson - attend just one or book for all four. Each workshop is independent of the others.


Martina Petrova - Music on the Mezzanine

9th March 2024

Join us on the mezzanine at Central Library Edinburgh as we welcome Martina Petrova, a young musician from Bulgaria!


Author talk: Bill Hare - Scottish Art and Artists in Historical and Contemporary Context

19th March 2024

Join author Bill Hare as he talks about his new volume which expands on his invaluable contribution to the cultural development of modern and contemporary Scotland!


Gál Trio - Music on the Mezzanine

23rd March 2024

The Gál Trio is a group of talented musicians studying at the University of Edinburgh. Catch them on the Mezzanine at Central Library Edinburgh on Saturday 23rd March!


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