About The Trust

Inspiring a love of reading and writing

Craigmillar Literacy Trust aims to inspire everyone in Craigmillar to enjoy the pleasures and benefits of reading, writing and other literacy activities. It fosters and supports a lifelong love of reading, writing and sharing stories and works to help establish and strengthen this essential life skill.


  • -   This year's festival will take place between the 7th and the 17th of November, Continue Reading
  • - We will be asking everyone what books they would like to go into next year's Continue Reading
  • - We have received a National Lottery Award from the Big Lottery Fund! Big Lottery Fund Continue Reading
  • - This year's Craigmillar Book Festival is now in full swing after a very successful launch Continue Reading

Baby and Toddler Rhymetimes

A free event thatΒ takes place every Tuesday, 11am till 12noon in Craigmillar Library, includes free snacks!


There are lots of rhymes, songs and stories for children under 4 and their parents/carers.

For more information click here


5 days ago

Craigmillar Books for Babies

A beautiful sunny day today in Craigmillar! Thank you to all the families who joined us for Baby and Toddler Rhymetime in Craigmillar Library! Lots of songs, rhymes, books and fun! 😊😊😊 ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Craigmillar Book Festival

Today 1-5pm you can experience 'Bodyworks on Tour!' at Craigmillar Library as part of Craigmillar Community Science Festival. Delve deep inside the body to see how it works. (All welcome, children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult).🧠 🧬 ... See MoreSee Less

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  • -   This year’s festival will take place between the 7th and the 17th of November, with a great programme of events for children, young people and adults.   more information will follow shortly

2 months ago
Great idea @stfrancisps! https://t.co/HTKGqeVe3b
St.Francis PS @stfrancisps
Miss McCallum set a challenge this morning in the reading for enjoyment pupil focus group! Tell a story using well known story puppets BUT not tell the original story! https://t.co/25lArlbHP6
2 days ago
Best of luck Michelle and Eric running the half marathon next weekend and raising money on behalf of Books for Babies!Thank you both so much and thank you everyone who has supported!!😊😊😊 https://t.co/WpEqs1zqbm
Michelle Brennan-Jones @mannajon
Just finished our last long run before the big one next Sunday! Definitely prefer running in the rain!! If you want to sponsor us all money will go to @CraigmillarBFB Thanks so much for all your support! https://t.co/mpPo185P7C