Shettleston Library

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Shettleston Library

Shettleston Library

Visit Shettleston Library

Shettleston 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.

***************************IMPORTANT UPDATE***********************************

Shettleston Library Will Be Closed From Monday 19th February reopening Tuesday 27th February To Create A Better Space For You.

Your nearest alternative Glasgow Library is Parkhead.

Don’t forget our fantastic online library services, including eBooks and eMagazines, are available to download from our website for free.

We’re sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause you and thank you for your understanding and patience as we work on improving your library.​

Opening Hours

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

Shettleston 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 - Polish

  • Local History Collection

  • Meeting/Community Room for hire

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

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 Money And Benefits Advice Service

We are also working with Shettleston Housing Association to offer a free and confidential money and benefits advice service within the library from 1.30-4.30pm every Tuesday by appointment only.

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

Regular Free Events and Activities

​Local Hi​​story Group ​Wednesday 10.30am
​Creative Writers Group Wednesday​ ​1pm
​Book Group ​Last Thursday of Month 6.30pm​
​Knitting Group
​Bounce and Rhyme ​Friday 10.30am
Toddlers' Tales
​Friday 1pm

Glasgow Kidz Card and Young Scot Card

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


Disabled Access

Detailed information about access can be found on DisabledGo.




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