Gorbals Library

Gorbals Library

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Opened in 2004, Gorbals 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, Gorbals 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 

The Gorbals Library is now home to the new Gorbals Business and Employability Hub.

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

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 Gorbals Library on AccessAble

View our autism-friendly guide to Gorbals Library.

Accessible toilets

This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance, on the right hand side. 

Assistance dogs

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

Hearing loop

There is a portal loop hearing assistance system.

Wheelchair access

Baby changing

Baby feeding


This library DOES NOT have it's own car parking access.

Photography and video recording

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

Study spaces

Free wifi

Location Map

Gorbals Library is home to an Employability Hub. The Hub, which operates every Wednesday, has lots of support and activities to help you find a job, create your CV or even launch your own business.


0141 429 0949

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Crown Street, Glasgow, G5 9XD

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A freestanding book display in Gorbals Library.
An area with PCs for public use in a library.