Pollokshields Library

Pollokshields Library

Visit Pollokshields Library 

Pollokshields 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

Pollokshields 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


Glasgow Kidz Card and Young Scot Card

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

​Activity ​Day ​Time
Children's Craft Club Monday 3.15pm
​Pollokshields Open Award Group ​Tuesday ​5.30pm
​Classic Film Club ​Thursday (1st of the month) ​2.00pm
​The Thursday Homework Club (P6-S2) ​Thursday ​3.30pm
​Homework Tutoring (S3-S6) Thursday ​5.30pm
Bounce n Rhyme ​Friday ​10.30am
Story Time


Library Club​ Friday ​ 4.00pm
Children's Film Club Saturday 2.30pm

Disabled Access

Detailed information about access can be found on DisabledGo.


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