Mitchell Library

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week
Free - Drop-in - no ticket required
This event is run by an external organisation but takes place in a Glasgow Life venue. Glasgow Life does not take any responsibility for this event including the communication of any cancellations or rearrangements, or the ticket sales for this event.
Dates and times
20th - 25th May 2024
Check venue opening times
18+ years

This Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week, Diabetes Scotland are holding awareness sessions in the Mitchell, Royston & Pollok Libraries to spread the word that type 2 diabetes is serious, and get as many people as possible to find out their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.


Drop in for information, support and help to reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes:


Mitchell Library – 20th May to the 25th May from 11.30am-1.30pm


Pollok Library – 23rd May from 11.30am-1.30pm


Royston Library – 25th May from 11.30am-1.30pm


Find out your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes today at


Explore our Diabetes Scotland reading list which may help you to gain more of an understanding of Diabetes, help you to self-manage and hear the experiences of others.


For specialist information and advice on all aspects of living with diabetes call the Diabetes Scotland helpline on 0141 212 8710 or email

Accessibility guides

Read the accessibility guide for The Mitchell Library on AccessAble

Read our autism-friendly guide to the Mitchell Library

We also have a supply of books in Braille, large print and audio.

Accessible toilets

This accessible toilet is approximately 26m (28yd 1ft) from the main entrance. This accessible toilet is located to the rear right as you enter.

Assistance dogs

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome and a bowl of water can be provided. 

Hearing loop

There is a fixed loop hearing assistance system.

This venue does not play background music.

Wheelchair access

There is a wheelchair to borrow. To borrow the wheelchair, please contact a member of staff.

Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Cafe or restaurant

The Café is open Monday to Saturday 9am to 4.15pm.

Click here to see the Café menu 


Please note that there is on-street surrounding The Mitchell Library, from 8am-6pm Monday to Friday this is metered. As this is also a local residential area, please use these spaces considerately. Alternatively, there is an a NCP Car Park on India Street next to Charing Cross Train Station which is a 2 minute walk away. 

Photography and video recording

On occasion, Glasgow Life will be on the premises to film and take photos. 

Study spaces

Study spaces can be booked by calling 0141 287 7655. Click here for further information.

Free wifi

We provide free WIFI access and further access to over 50 PCs for public use

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