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Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Latest Information

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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.


Revised opening hours for re-opened libraries

Please note we are operating revised opening times in all our libraries. The Mitchell and Hillhead libraries will have different opening times from the other libraries re-opening in April 2021

Opening Times

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


Latest Update: Monday 14th June 2021.

22 of our Libraries are open to the public however we are currently operating restricted opening times. Please ensure you check your library's opening times before your visit to avoid disappointment. For more information you can also visit our FAQ page.

The following libraries will operating the opening times listed below: Anniesland, Bridgeton, Cardonald, Castlemilk, Dennistoun, Drumchapel, Gorbals, Govanhill, Ibrox, Knightswood, Library at the Bridge (Easterhouse), Partick, Pollokshaws, Possilpark, Riddrie, Royston, Shettleston

Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 2pm – 7pm
Wednesday - 11am – 4pm
Thursday - 11am – 7pm
Friday - 11am – 4pm
Saturday - 10am – 2pm
Sunday - Closed

Hillhead Library will be open as follows:

Monday - 11am-7pm
Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday - Closed
Thursday - Closed
Friday - 11am – 4pm
Saturday - 10am – 2pm
Sunday - 12pm – 4pm

Milton Library will be open as follows:

Tuesday - 2-7pm
Wednesday - 11am-4pm
Thursday - 11am-4pm

Pollok Library will be open as follows:

Tuesday - 2-8pm
Wednesday - 10am-4pm
Thursday - 10am–4pm
Friday - 10am–4pm 

Springburn Library will be open as follows:

Monday - 11am–4pm
Tuesday - 11am–7pm
Saturday - 10am–2pm

The Mitchell will be open as follows:

Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 11am-3pm
Wednesday - 11am-3pm
Thursday - 11am-3pm
Friday - 11am-3pm
Saturday - 11am-3pm
Sunday - Closed

Please note Glasgow Archives will operate different hours, please see our Mitchell FAQs

A free, pre-booked appointment is required to use the library computers. To arrange your PC appointment, please phone or visit during library opening hours. 

Indicative dates for other library re-openings which may be subject to change:

The following library is due to open by end of June 2021:


The following libraries are due to open by end of August 2021:


The following libraries are currently being refurbished and indicative re-open dates are given below: 

Woodside - due to re-open September 2021
Elder Park - due to re-open 2022