Langside Library

Langside Library

Langside Library

Visit Langside Library 

Langside 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.

Glasgow Kidz Card and Young Scot Card

You can apply for a Glasgow Kidz Card and Young Scot Card at Langside 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. 

Opening Hours  

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


Langside 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 
  • CDs & DVDs
  • Newspapers & magazines
  • Free Internet 
  • Events and activities for all ages
  • Free reservations for Books/CDs/DVDs
  • Community information
  • Fax and photocopying services
  • Study Spaces
  • Community Languages Collection - Urdu
  • Local History Collection
  • Work Matters - assistance with CVs and Applications forms 

Free Money And Benefits Advice Service

We are also working with the Citizens Advice Bureau to offer a free and confidential money and benefits advice service within the library, alternate Thursdays from 12.30pm.

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

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 Langside Library​. You can talk through issues and concerns with our staff and trained volunteers​

Free Events and Activities 

Please note a change to our Bounce and Rhyme sessions for 2015. Due to high demand these session will now be split by age, 0-12 months and 1-2 years. This ensures we can delivery Bounce and Rhyme in a safe environment for both mother and child. Changes are effective from 12/01/15. Please note there will be no Bounce & Rhyme sessions on 05/01/15.

​Bounce and Rhyme for 0-12 months Monday ​10.30am
​Bounce and Rhyme for 1-2 year olds
Storytime​  ​Wednesday ​3.30pm
Library Club​ ​Wednesday ​4.00pm
Coffee Morning​ ​1st Friday of the month ​9.30am
Battlefield ​Book Group* ​1st Thursday of the month ​6.30pm
​Tuesday Book Group* ​1st Tuesday of the month ​1.30pm
​Councillor Liam Hainey ​1st Monday of the month  ​4-4.45pm
​Councillor Susan Aitken ​1st Saturday of the month ​11am
​James Dornan MSP ​3rd Friday of the month ​10am
​Reminiscence Group* ​1st Thursday of the month ​1pm
​Knit Wits Tuesday
​Citizens Advice Drop In Session ​Alternate Thursday's beginning 23/10/14 ​12.30 - 2.30pm

*Please call to enquire about availability for our groups. 

Disabled Access

Detailed information about access can be found at DisabledGo







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