Bridgeton Library

Bridgeton Library

What's on at Bridgeton Library


Free Entry

Bridgeton Library at The Olympia opened in December 2012 on the ground floor of the Category B listed building and offers a wide range of services and activities in relaxing and inspiring surroundings. With thousands of books and a programme of weekly classes and events, our friendly staff will always be on hand to help you get the most out of your visits.

Don’t forget you can access all 33 Glasgow Libraries and our 24/7 online library with your Glasgow Libraries membership card: Join Glasgow Libraries 

Monday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday Closed

Accessibility guides

Read the accessibility guide for Bridgeton Library on AccessAble


View Bridgeton Library's autism-friendly guide

Accessible toilets

This accessible toilet is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the main entrance.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome. We can provide a bowl of water for an assistance dog.

Wheelchair access

Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Cafe or restaurant

Photography and video recording

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

Study spaces

Free wifi

Location Map

Glasgow Life offers Adult Learning programmes, activities and support services in a number of libraries across the city.

For more information about Digital Learning provision, English Language courses or support with Reading, Writing or Numbers, please visit the Learning Opportunities page.


0141 276 0870

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2-16 Orr St, Glasgow, G40 2QH

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Cafe area with a black counter and white tables and chairs.
Children's area with lime green and baby pink tables and chairs. There is children's artwork on the walls and a sign that reads 'Bookbug'.
Red 4-storey sandstone corner building with a dome and a flag at the top. The sign above the doorway reads 'Olympia' in silver.
Grey and purple designed mediateque with a booth which has a table, bench and a TV. There is writing on the wall which reads 'BFI Film Forever'
The main area of the library which is modern in style and has bookshelves, PC's and colourful bunting on the ceiling.