Galashiels Library

We aim to provide a high quality library service which meets the need of local communities and supports lifelong learning.


  • Fax & Photocopier
  • Public Access PCs including scanner and printer
  • Hearing loop
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Disabled and public toilet
  • Lift and ramp to side of building for pushchair or wheelchair access
  • Microfilm reader
  • Laminating service
  • Study area
  • Room hire for meetings or exhibitions
  • Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi printing

Bookbug Sessions

Bookbug is a fun filled free event for 0 to 5 year-olds and their parents or carers. The Bookbug programme provides free books, activities and guidance to help improve their reading ability and language development. You can read more about the Bookbug programme. The sessions take place on Thursday 10:00am-10:30am with most Bookbug sessions run term time only. Please contact the library for details of any events during school holidays.


If you want to learn how to surf like a pro and get the most out of your internet experience, then you should try one of our beginner's computer courses. Find out more about Get Clicking and Get Surfing. These free courses are run on demand so please ask library staff for details.

Contact Us

Contact details

Lawyers Brae

Tel: 01896 664 170
Fax: 01896 753 575