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 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


We are looking forward to our "Babies Love Books" Exhibition which will be on display in the White House from Monday 8th October as part of our 20th Anniversary Celebrations! You are very welcome to join us on Monday 8th October from 10am-12 noon at the White House on Niddrie Mains Road. Please see invitation for more detail 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

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Craigmillar Book Festival

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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

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Replenishing the book boxes in #Craigmillar Medical Centre this morning. Always include a copy of @connectedbaby guide to #attachment because it is so important to have this information and very welcomed too!Thank you @suzannezeedyk https://t.co/QJzOrTBewN