The living room of Dalkeith
BY STEVEN WARBURTON
Staff Two months after its official opening, the Dalkeith library is still going strong and enjoying a new life as the hamlet’s de facto community centre.
On this particular Thursday afternoon, three area women are gathered around a communal table, where they are working on various art projects. Meanwhile, library volunteer ( and former SDG Library Board member) Barbara Lehtiniemi, is talking about how Thursday evenings have become “men’s night” at the library. “Around eight men usually show up to play cards and talk,” she says. “They usually need two tables.”
Of course, since it is a library,