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.


  • - Literacy Programme Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)– Part Time (initial fixed term contract for 6 months with 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 that 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


Toddlers @ The Mission - Niddrie Community Church - Monday Meet Ups over the holidays 😊😊😊 ... See MoreSee Less

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Craigmillar Book Festival

PLUS The book I borrowed from you and still haven't returned 3 years later.
😉😮The anatomy of a bookshelf 📚
Is there anything missing?
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  • - Literacy Programme Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)– Part Time (initial fixed term contract for 6 months with possible extension) Hours: 18 hours a week Salary:  £23,249 –  pro rata   We are seeking maternity cover for our Literacy Programmes Co-ordinator to develop and deliver Craigmillar Book Festival (6 – 16th November), creative reading, writing and learning programmes […]

1 month ago
We are seeking a Literacy Programmes Coordinator for the Creating and Learning Project to cover maternity leave (fixed term contract 6 month) Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 24th of June. Read more about the post on our website: https://t.co/b8UHhEEoep
1 week ago
Last year was a wonderful event with @DebiGliori and @craig_carol Teally looking forward to this year.... https://t.co/wzyGdsUBau