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


4 days ago

Craigmillar Books for Babies

Thank you to our wonderful Volunteer Jane for leading Baby & Toddler Rhymetime this morning in Craigmillar Library!We had great fun!Thank you everyone for coming and see you all next week😊😊😊 ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

Craigmillar Book Festival

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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 […]

3 days ago
Fantastic Talking Together sessions today with our wonderful speech and therapist Katy. #community #connection https://t.co/hrl3h0eGJa