Gorbals Library

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Gorbals Library

Business & Employability Hub at 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.​​​

    Business & Employability Hub 

      The hub supports job seekers and new and growing businesses through
      business and employability information resources and book collections
      free Internet and wifi
      free computer access
      learning opportunities including Goals4Work 
      signposting to advice and support organisations
      free workshops & drop in sessions

        Click here ​to view the full programme and booking details


        Law & Employability Advice Outreach Service

        ​We are also working with Jobs and Busines Glasgow to offer a free and confidential advice service within the library by appointment only.  For more info on this service or to book an appointment please call the library direct today.

        ​Employability Support - Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 10am - 5pm​ 

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 Events and Activities

​Bounce & Rhyme ​Monday ​1.30pm
​Library Club ​Monday ​3.30pm
Rock n Tots Tuesday 1.00pm
​Business & Employability Hub ​Wednesday ​12.00pm
​Sew n Sew's Craft Club
​Homework Club ​Wednesday ​3.30pm
Toddlers Tales ​Thursday ​10.30am
​Adult Literacy Classes ​Thursday ​​11am
​Bounce & Rhyme Thursday​ ​1pm
​ESOL Testing ​Friday ​10am & 11am
​Kids Book Group ​Friday ​3.30pm
Writing Group ​Saturday (fortnightly) 10.30am​
Photography Group ​Saturday (fortnightly) 10.30​am
​Councillor Siddique Surgery ​3rd Tuesday of month 5.30pm​
​First Minister Surgery 2nd Saturday of month​ ​11.30am

Disabled Access

Detailed information about access can be found on DisabledGo.
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