Knightswood Library

Knightswood 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 1555

Dunterlie Avenue, Glasgow, G13 3BB

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LATEST INFORMATION: Knightswood 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.

Opened in 1971, Knightswood Library 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

This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance. This accessible toilet is located ahead as you enter, in the foyer before the second sets of doors.

Assistance dogs

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

Wheelchair access

There is a ramp leading to automatic double doors.

Additional information

View our autism-friendly guide to Knightswood Library.

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

Baby changing

Baby changing is located in the accessible toilet in the library foyer.

Baby feeding

Baby feeding is welcome in all Glasgow Life venues.

Community information

Community information can be found on the noticeboard at the left of the library foyer.

Local history collection

Located to the left of the counter with bespoke resources and published works.

Noticeboards detailing the history of the local area are located in the non-fiction area.

Local history maps are also available for consultation, please ask staff for assistance.

Newspapers and magazines

Daily newspapers and magazines are available.

Novels and factual books

We offer a wide range of novels and factual books.


Parking is free for all users. The car park is at the front of the venue.


The photocopier is located to back left of library counter, in the non-fiction section.

Photography and video recording

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

Study spaces

We offer three large study tables - ask staff for assistance.

Free wifi

Wi-Fi is free by logging on via Glasgow Libraries - no password required.

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 our Learning Opportunities page.

A range of free and accredited digital skills courses designed to suit you. From the basics to help get you back in to work to coding for a career boost, Glasgow Code Learning is learning that fits your lifestyle. View our courses and session times.

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. The Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries information point can help you find information you need on living with all aspects of cancer as well as signposting you to the nearest support and information service.

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

Location Map


Knightswood Library

Dunterlie Avenue, Glasgow, G13 3BB

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