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Borrowing from Glasgow Libraries

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Renew or reserve a book on your library account

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To borrow items, you'll have to join the library.

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What can I borrow?

You can borrow from over 3 million books between our 32 Community Libraries and The Mitchell or you can use our online Library and borrow from thousands of e-books, audio books, comics & e-magazines ranging from old classics to best sellers or your favourite magazines – you can also stream over 11 million songs or download your favourite tracks with our music service Freegal too!

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How many items can I borrow?

Adults, including Young Scot Card holders aged 14-18 can borrow up to:

  • 12 books for 3 weeks
  • 6 Junior DVDs for 1 week

 Under 14s, including Young Scot Card and Kidz Card holders, can borrow up to:

  • 6 books for 3 weeks
  • 6 Junior DVDs for 1 week

As a temporary member you can use library PCs or you can access our online Library and borrow up to 2 books for 3 weeks.