What you can do when you join

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Glasgow Libraries
The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN
0141 287 2999
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What you can do when you join

Why become a library member?

As a Glasgow library member you can use your library card in any local library across the city and The Mitchell Library. You can borrow books, get free Internet access from any library PC, join in with events and talks or access top-quality online resources.


How do I join? 

It's easy - visit your local library or The Mitchell or join online now. You'll get immediate access to many of our online resources. To become a full member we'll need to see proof of your name and address next time you visit your local library. If you don't have proof of address you can still join as a temporary member.


what can I borrow? 

You can borrow the latest bestsellers or enjoy the classics. The quickest way to check if we've got a copy and reserve online is to search the online catalogue
Glasgow Libraries also work in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support to provide information and support service for people affected by cancer based in Glasgow.
Plus, library members get access to top-quality online resources for free!

How many items can i borrow?  

Adults, including Young Scot Card holders aged 14-18, can borrow up to:


  • 12 books for 4 weeks

 Under 14s, including Young Scot Card and Kidz Card holders, can borrow up to:

  • 6 books for 4 weeks

As a temporary member you can use library PCs,access our online resources and borrow 2 books.  








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