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Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Latest Information

Coronavirus - Latest Information

Latest Library Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some frequently asked questions about the reopening of our libraries. This information is regularly updated so please keep checking in.


Your guide to Glasgow Library services during the Covid-19 pandemic

In line with the Scottish Government’s enhanced Level Four Covid-19 restrictions and Stay at Home regulations, all Glasgow Libraries remain closed to the public until at least the end of January.

Community Libraries

The following libraries are currently closed until at least the end of January. Further updates will be made in line with any further Scottish Government advice.

Bridgeton, Drumchapel, Easterhouse, Gorbals, Ibrox, Partick, Pollokshaws, Possilpark, Royston, Shettleston

The Mitchell Library

The Mitchell Library is currently closed until at least the end of January. Further updates will be made in line with any further Scottish Government advice.

Spring 2021 Reopenings

The following libraries are planned to re-open by the end of March 2021, depending on localised health and infection rates and subject to Glasgow being in, or below, level three of the Scottish Government’s local Covid protection levels.

Anniesland, Cardonald, Castlemilk, Dennistoun, Govanhill, Hillhead, Knightswood, Langside, Pollok, Pollokshields, Riddrie, Springburn

We'll issue further information on dates and opening times soon. 

Why are some libraries not reopening in the next phase?

The Glasgow Libraries which are not scheduled for re-opening in the next phase are:

Glasgow Library Reason for not re-opening in the next phase:
Elder Park Library
Woodside Library
Current/planned building works
Couper Library
Barmulloch Library
Gallery of Modern Art Library
Cannot comply with Scottish Government guidance on physical distancing
Baillieston Library
Maryhill Library
Milton Library
Parkhead Library
Whiteinch Library

Forms part of the city’s community hubs programme, which is under development

We will continue to work with Glasgow City Council to review and prioritise when and where more venues can re-open.