Couper Institute Library

Couper Institute Library

What's on at Couper Institute Library


Free Entry

Built in 1924, Couper Institute Library offers a wide range of services and activities in relaxing, comfortable and inspiring surroundings. Our friendly staff will always be on hand to help you get the most out of your visits.

With thousands of books and a programme of weekly classes and events, Couper Institute Library has something for everyone. 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 

Find a book, reserve and renew, search the catalogue and access all of our online resources.

Monday 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday Closed

Accessible toilets

PLEASE NOTE: There are no accessible toilets within this venue.

Assistance dogs

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

Wheelchair access


This venue does not have its own car park. 

Photography and video recording

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

Study spaces

Free wifi

Location Map


0141 276 0771

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Clarkston Road, Glasgow, G44 3DA

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Large, bright reading room with huge windows surrounding the room and skylights
large library area in Couper Institute. The room has a brown carpet and very high ceilings with 2 large skylights.
Large octagon shaped skylight at Couper Institute Library
Exterior of Couper Institute Library. There are steps to the entrance, trees and a bench.