Outdoor Bookbug with Wester Hailes Library

Wester Hailes library are running outdoor bookbug sessions for under 5s their parents and carers at Wester Hailes Library.

The sessions are held in the area immediately outside the Library front doors on West Side Plaza. Numbers are limited to 6 families one adult per family and must be booked in advance. The next session will be on Wednesday 25 August 2021.

A few things will be different about this session in order to keep our staff and all families safe:

  • Booking is essential and your details will be securely held on Eventbrite for Test and Protect purposes.
  • Adults will be asked to wear a face covering at the beginning and end of the session.
  • Hand sanitiser will be available on arrival.
  • While at the session please follow good hygiene practices (avoid touching your nose, eyes and mouth. Cough or sneeze into your elbow or a tissue and dispose of it safely).
  • Please ensure you bring appropriate clothing as the session will be held outdoors! Wellies and raincoats for puddle jumping, or sunscreen and sunhats when the sun has got it’s hat on!
  • In the case of adverse weather conditions and the session is cancelled, you will be contacted via phone.
  • There will be no toilets available at the session.
  • Plastic seating will be provided for parents and carers with children on laps.
  • Please do not attend the session if you or your children display symptoms of Coronavirus.
  • Adults will be asked to remain 2m socially distant throughout the session (we will have guidance on the ground to help with this). Children are not required to remain socially distanced during the session.

For further information, please email westerhailes.library@edinburgh.gov.uk you can sign up for the session online here and find future sessions here.

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