Couper Institute Library

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Couper Institute Library

Couper Institute

Visit Couper Institute Library 

Couper Institute Library offers a wide range of services and activities in relaxing, comfortable and inspiring surroundings. Our friendly staff will always be on hand to help you get the most out of your visits. 


Opening Hours

Monday​ 1pm - 8pm
Tuesday​ 10am - 5pm
Wednesday​ 1pm - 8pm
Thursday​ 10am - 5pm
Friday​ 10am - 5pm
Saturday​ 10am - 5pm
Sunday​ Closed

Couper Institute Library is free to join

Your membership gives you access to Glasgow's library network and the Mitchell Library.  You can also borrow or access:

  • Novels and factual books - explore the catalogue

  • Books and Events for Children and Young People

  • Online resources from your 24 Hour Library
  • Newspapers & magazines

  • Free Internet

  • Events and activities for all ages

  • Free reservations for Books

  • Community information

  • Community language collection - Urdu

  • Fax and photocopying services

  • Study Spaces

  • Local History Collection

    • Please note that computers are switched off 15 minutes prior to closing time.​​​

    Glasgow Kidz Card and Young Scot Card

    You can apply for a Glasgow Kidz Card and Young Scot Card at Couper Institute Library!

    With the Glasgow Kidz Card anyone aged 5 to 11, living or attending school within the Glasgow City Council boundary, can obtain the card free of charge and enjoy discounts around Glasgow including free simming, films and more.  Click here for more information.

    The Young Scot Card is free for all 12 to 18 year olds living or attending school in the city, and gives you access to tons of special offers, discounts and services. Click here for more information. 


    Macmillan Cancer Information Point​

    If you're affected by cancer you may want to know there's someone you can turn to for help. Someone who can help find answers to your questions, whatever they may be. 


    The Macmillan information point will provide you with information you need on living with all aspects of cancer as well as signposting you to the nearest Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries drop in centre. 

Free Events and Activities

​Bounce and Rhyme Monday ​1.30pm
​Book Group 1st Monday of month ​6.30pm
​Book Group 2nd Tuesday of month ​1.30pm
Fun & Games Wednesday ​ 3.30pm
​Writers Group Wednesday
​Book Group ​1st Thursday of month ​3.30pm
Adult Colouring Group ​2nd Thursday of month ​1.30pm
​Kids Crafts ​4th Saturday of month ​​11am

Disabled Access

Detailed information about access can be found on DisabledGo.

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