Gorbals Library

Gorbals Library

Gorbals Library

Visit Gorbals Library 

Gorbals 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​ 10am - 5pm
Tuesday​ ​10am - 8pm
Wednesday​ ​10am - 5pm
Thursday​ 10am - 8pm
Friday​ ​10am - 5pm
Saturday​ ​10am - 5pm
Sunday​ ​CLOSED

Gorbals 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: 

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

The Macmillan Cancer Information And Support Service

If you're affected by cancer you 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.

If you live in Glasgow and want to find information, support and practical help or would just like someone to talk to, come along to the Macmillan Information and Support Service at Gorbals Library​​. You can talk through issues and concerns with our staff and trained volunteers.​

Glasgow Kidz Card and Young Scot Card

You can apply for a Glasgow Kidz Card and Young Scot Card at Gorbals 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 swimming, 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. 

Free Money And Benefits Advice Service

We are also working with Shelter to offer a free and confidential money and benefits advice service within the library from 10am till 1pm every Wednesday.  

For more info on this service or to book an appointment please call the library direct today.


Free Events and Activities

Story Time​ Thursday ​3.30pm
​Bounce & Rhyme ​Monday ​1.30pm
​Bounce & Rhyme ​Thursday ​1pm
​Toddlers Tales ​Thursday ​​10.30am
​Library Club ​Thursday ​​3.30pm
​Rock n Tots Tuesday ​1pm
​Digi Pals ​Wednesday ​12pm
​Money and Benefit Advice with Shelter (call library to make an appointment) ​Wednesday ​10am - 1pm
​ESOL testing 1st and 3rd Thursdays of month ​1pm
​Sew n Sew's Craft Club ​Wednesday ​11am
​Adult Literacy Classes ​Thursday ​​11am

Disabled Access

Detailed information about access can be found on DisabledGo.
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