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Gorbals Library

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Gorbals Library

Opening hours

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


0141 429 0949

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.

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

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Accessible toilets

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Guidedog friendly

Hearing loop

Photography and video recording

On occasion, filming and photography may take place in the venue.

Additional information

Click here to view our autism-friendly guide to Gorbals Library

Community information

Community languages collection

Newspapers and magazines

Novels and factual books


Study spaces

Free wifi

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.

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 Gorbals Library every Friday at 10am - 2pm.

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


Gorbals Library

Crown Street, Glasgow, G5 9XD

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