Dennistoun Library

Dennistoun Library

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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.

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

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 Dennistoun Library on AccessAble

View our autism-friendly guide to Dennistoun Library.

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.

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.


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

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.

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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. 


0141 276 0768

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Craigpark, Glasgow, G31 2NA

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Main view of the library interior which had high ceilings and large windows. The roof is a white saw-style which is also a skylight. The walls are peach and blue and there are dark walnut bookshelves around the perimeter and middle of the room. There are 3 large arched windows at the end of the room. There is also a coffee table surrounded by soft black leather chairs.
Hallway entrance before you reach the main library area. The ceilings are high and painted white with gold detail and there is an archway. On the walls to the right you can see colourful children's drawings.
Exterior of Dennistound Library which is a 2-storey, blonde sandstone building with large windows and a dome with statue on top. This image was taken on a sunny day. There are 4 cars parked outside the library.