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Elder Park Library

Elder Park Library

Free entry


0141 276 1540

Langlands Road, Glasgow, G51 3TZ

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Opened in 1903, Elder Park Library on Langlands road is free for you to enjoy. It 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, Elder Park 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.

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Accessible toilets

The accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance. The accessible toilet is located in the foyer.

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

Additional information

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

Rooms are available for hire at this library at the following rates:
Commercial - £16.00 per hour 
Community - £6.00 per hour

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Community information

Community languages collection

Local history collection

Newspapers and magazines

Novels and factual books


This library DOES NOT have it's own car parking access. The space at the front of the building is for deliveries and accessibility only. There is on street car parking on the road of the library.


Photography and video recording

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

Study spaces

Free wifi

The library was gifted to Govan by Mrs Isabella Elder and opened by Andrew Carnegie in 1903.

Mrs Elder donated £10,000 to meet the cost of building, insisting that the library must open on Sundays.

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 Elder Park Library every Friday at 10am - 2pm.

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

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Elder Park Library

Langlands Road, Glasgow, G51 3TZ

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