Book deliveries for children learning from home.

With lots of young people learning from home, you can now order books to be delivered to your home to supplement your child’s learning.

Midlothian Library Service provides project collection boxes to all primary schools, with the current guidance from the Scottish Government, the service has now been opened up to all children currently learning from home. With the support of Midlothian Fire Service we can offer a home delivery service for fiction and non-fiction books.

Books can be ordered by emailing You have to be a Midlothian library member and live within the local authority. Become a member on-line today!

Topics available include:

  • Animals – classification, life cycles, mammals etc.
  • Community
  • Countries – geography, culture, history etc.
  • Government – democracy, voting, parliament etc.
  • Houses & homes.
  • Human body & health.
  • Food & farming.
  • Myths & legends.
  • Scottish history
  • Victorians
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Greeks / Romans / Celts / Vikings.
  • Rainforests / woodlands / forests
  • WWI & WWII
  • Space
  • Earth
  • Weather
  • Science
  • Local history/ information

This is not a fully comprehensive list please email any requests you may have and we do our best to fulfill