Riddrie Library

Riddrie Library

Riddrie Library

Visit Riddrie Library

Riddrie 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

Riddrie 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

  • Local History Collection

Please note that computers are switched off 15 minutes prior to closing time.​​​ 

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 from 10am till 1pm every Thursday.  

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

Glasgow Kidz Card and Young Scot Card

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


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


Regular Free Events and Activities

Adult Craft Group Monday​ 12.30pm
​Homework Club ​Monday  ​3pm
​Bounce and Rhyme ​Tuesday ​10.30am
​Toddlers' Tales ​Tuesday ​1pm
Riddrie Book Group​ 1st Tuesday of month​ 1.30pm
​Kids Art Club ​Thursday ​4.30pm
​Pre-5 Craft ​Friday ​10.30am
William Bain MP Surgery​ 3rd Friday of month​ 4.15pm
​Citizens Advice session (call to book)
​Thursday ​10am-1pm

Disabled Access

Detailed information about access can be found on DisabledGo.


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