Pollokshields Library

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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

  • 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 - Urdu

  • Local History Collection

 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 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. 


Macmillan Cancer Information Point

If you're affected by cancer you may 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. 



The Macmillan information point will provide you with information you need on living with all aspects of cancer as well as signposting you to the nearest Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries drop in centre. ​


Free Events and Activities

​Activity ​Day ​Time
Children's Craft Club Monday 3.15pm
Gaelic Rhyme Time Tuesday ​​10.30am
Bounce n Rhyme ​Friday ​10.30am
Story Time


Library Club​ Friday ​ 4.00pm
ESOL testing 1st and 3rd Wednesday of month 10.30am & 11.30am by appointment
​LGBTQI Book Group ​2nd Saturday of month ​1pm

Disabled Access

Detailed information about access can be found on DisabledGo.



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