Leisure and Lifestyle @ The Mitchell

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Leisure and Lifestyle @ The Mitchell

Leisure and Lifestyle @ The Mitchell

Visit Leisure and Lifestyle @ The Mitchell

Although renowned for its reference collections and Family History Centre, The Mitchell Library also houses a lending library where visitors can browse  - or borrow books, DVDs and CDs if they have a library card.

Located on the Ground Floor of The Library, Leisure and Lifestyle @ The Mitchell is a relaxing and comfortable space close by The Herald Cafe. Library staff are always on hand and happy to help you make the most out of your visit. 


Opening Hours

​Monday 9am - 8pm​
Tuesday​ 9am - 8pm​
Wednesday​ 9am - 8pm​
Thursday​ 9am - 8pm​
Friday​ 9am - 5pm​
Saturday​ 9am - 5pm​
Sunday​ Closed​

Leisure & Lifestyle at The Mitchell 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
  • Newspapers & magazines
  • Free Internet
  • Events and activities for all ages
  • Free reservations for Books
  • Community information
  • Fax and photocopying services
  • Study Spaces
  • Community Languages Collection - Chinese and Urdu
  • Work Matters - Assistance with Application Forms and CVs
  • Explore our online catalogue​
  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 Leisure and Lifestyle @ the Mitchell!

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. 


Regular Free Events and Activities

Bounce and Rhyme​ Monday​ ​10.30am ​
Storytime​ ​Monday ​3.30pm
Library Club​ ​Monday ​4pm

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

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