Dennistoun Library

Dennistoun Library

Free entry

Opening hours

Day Opens Closes
Mon Closed
Tue 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Wed 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 10:00am - 8:00pm
Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sun Closed


0141 276 0768

Craigpark, Glasgow, G31 2NA

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LATEST INFORMATION: Dennistoun Library has reopened to the public.

Please note our revised opening times.

For further information on what procedures will be in place and what services will be available please visit our Library FAQs.

Dennistoun library, an original Carnegie building opened in 1905, 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 

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

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Accessible toilets

The accessible toilet is approximately 28m (30yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.

Assistance dogs

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

Hearing loop

There is a portable loop hearing assistance system.

Wheelchair access

An access ramp is present on entry to the library.

Additional information

View our autism-friendly guide to Dennistoun Library.

View the accessibility guide on AccessAble – the new name for DisabledGo.

Baby changing

Baby changing facilities are available in the accessible toilet, with access from the main area of the library.

Baby feeding

Breast-feeding is welcomed on the premises.

Community information

Community information can be found in the main foyer noticeboards.

Community languages collection

A small selection of books are available, please speak to staff for more information.

Local history collection

A selection of local history books and periodicals are available on request from staff.

Newspapers and magazines

A selection of newspapers are available on request.

Novels and factual books

Novels & factual books are widely available; staff are on hand to assist with any questions and titles can be reserved.


This venue does not have its own car park.


Photocopying is available, please see in branch for information on prices.

Photography and video recording

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

Study spaces

Study spaces are available throughout the library, however there is no booking system in place.

Free wifi

Free WiFi is available and patrons can connect through Glasgow Libraries free network.

Dennistoun Library is home to three works by Glasgow-based artist Andrew Hay. Paintings Gallowgate Neon and Gallowgate Noir hang alongside a print of Hay’s cinema poster painting This Gun for Hire for you to enjoy at your leisure.

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. 

Glasgow Libraries are working with Macmillan Cancer Support to provide Macmillan Cancer Information & Support ​Services in your community.​ If you're affected by cancer you may want to know there's someone you can turn to for help. Someone who can help find answers to your questions, whatever they may be. ​​

There is a drop in session at Dennistoun Library every Monday 12.30 - 4.30pm and Thursday 10.30am - 2.30pm

Find out more about Glasgow Libraries' partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support

Location Map


Dennistoun Library

Craigpark, Glasgow, G31 2NA

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